La palabra del día: Amparo

Masculine noun: Legal appeal processed before a high court of justice when the rights guaranteed by the constitution are not respected by other courts or authorities. If the right to be protected is personal freedom, we do not use an amparo but an habeas corpus. In a nutshell, my teacher of Derecho Constitucional used to say that an amparo is nothing else than an habeas corpus for any other right apart from personal freedom. E.g.: Domingo Antenor Alvarez Angulo, en efecto, introdujo un recurso de amparo ante el tribunal de apelaciones, Circunscripción Managua…: Domingo Antenor Alvarez Angulo did indeed file a Writ of Protection with the Appeals Court, Managua District…. dc