THIRD PARTIES AND THE GUARANTEE OF NATURAL JUDGE IN THE SPECIAL JURISDICTION FOR PEACE Analysis of Judgment C-674 of 2017 from a transitional perspective

Abstract: The document aims to formulate a critique from the point of view of the theory of the substitution of the Constitution in transitional contexts, to Judgment C-674 of 2017, where the Colombian Constitutional Court, based on the replacement of the guarantee of natural judge as an element of the right to due process, established that third parties who participated in international crimes during the armed conflict could not be prosecuted and judged by the Special Court for Peace.

Keywords: Third parties in the armed conflict, transitional justice, substitution of the Constitution, constitutional reform, constitutional principles, natural judge, special jurisdiction for peace.