Introduction : the accountability function of the courts in new democracies
This special issue examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focussing on their ability to hold political power-holder accountable when they act outside their constitutionally defined powers. The book also issues a warning: There are problems inherent in the current global move towards strong constitutional government, where increasingly strong powers are placed in judges who themselves are not made accountable.
Struggle and Resistance: Using International Bodies to Advance Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Peru
Camila Gianella, Alicia Yamin
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law, and Justice Forthcoming 2018.
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan