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Book Review | 2018
Anita Ferrara, Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissions: The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective ( Abingdon, Routledge, 2015) 258pp
in The Irish Yearbook of International Law 2016-17 vol. 11-12 pp. 274-78
CMI Report | 2018
Este informe reconstruye la actuación de las dos comisiones de verdad constituidas en Chile para dar cuenta de la responsabilidad estatal en las violaciones a los derechos humanos cometidas entre...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2018:14) 60 p.
CMI Brief | 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and jobs. This Brief argues that the Tanzanian society...
Bergen & Dar es Salaam : Chr. Michelsen Institute & REPOA (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 10) 4 p.
Edited Book | 2016
This is the first book to comprehensively and systematically trace the trajectory from impunity towards accountability for past human rights violations in the Latin American region. Based on rich historical...
London and New York: Routledge (Transitional Justice Series)
CMI Insight | 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered various forms of abuse at the hands of the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 2)
U4 Report | 2015
Open government and transparency reform in Chile: Balancing leadership, ambition and implementation capacity
Chile is a successful open government reformer. The implementing agencies have achieved the targets set in the national action plans for transparency and access to information commitments. These reforms are...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Report 2015:2)
Book Chapter | 2014
in Juan Emilio Cheyre, Nicolas Cobo, ed.: Transparencia en Chile. Logros y desafios a cinco años de vigencia. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Book | 2013
La coalición de Partidos por la Democracia se propuso organizar a los grupos sociales para avanzar hacia una efectiva concertación social. Pero esta política fue reemplazada por una concepción del...
Book Chapter | 2013
The 1917 Mexican Constitution, which was adopted after a revolutionary period, decisively changed the history of Latin American constitutional- ism. Gradually, following its adoption, most countries in the region began...
in Elgar Press: Order from Transfer. Comparative constitutional design and legal culture. Northhampton: Elgar Press pp. 322-457
Book | 2011
In many Latin American countries, former military officers are now facing charges of torture, murder, forced disappearance, and genocide committed under the dictatorships of the 1970s and 1980s. Why is...
New York: Palgrave MacMillan. 297 p.
Book | 2010
The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They claimed that all men were created equal and with similar...
New York: Cambridge Univ. Press 273 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2008
The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights
Land is the foundation for the economic sustenance of indigenous peoples and for the continued survival of their cultures. One of the major problems faced by indigenous peoples is the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2008: 3) 23 p.
Edited Book | 2008
Developing countries face new and pressing challenges as they strive to build more effective and accountable public institutions. These difficulties differ from those experienced historically by OECD countries, yet patterns...
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Journal Article | 2007
Those landmark cases where courts have assertively defended the rights of poor, vulnerable, or insular groups-such as homosexuals, refugees, or indigenous peoples-even in the face of social hostility and indifference,...
in International Journal of Constitutional Law Vol 5 no. 2 April pp. 183-186
Journal Article | 2007
This article attempts to explain why Uruguayan judges have lagged behind judges in Chile and Argentina in the prosecution of the military for human rights violations committed during the dictatorship...
in Human Rights Review vol. 8 no. 2 January-March pp. 52-70
Master's Thesis | 2006
The Judicial Protection of Tolerance in Chile and Argentina. Explaining Freedom of Expression Jurisprudence, 1990-2003
This thesis seeks to assess the factors which affect the judicial behaviour of the Chilean and Argentinean supreme courts in freedom of expression cases. The freedom of expression has many...
Bergen 129 p.
Book | 2005
Madrid: Siglo 304 p.
Edited Book | 2004
This volume examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa. Are the courts able to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside of...
London: Frank Cass 210 p.
Journal Article | 2003
Title: The Prosecution of Military Officers in Latin America This article analyses why judges in Argentina and Chile since the mid-1990s have displayed an increased willingness and ability to prosecute the...
in Mennesker og rettigheter vol. 21 no. 3 pp. 277-291
Edited Book | 2003
Democratization and the Judiciary. The Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies. Special issue of 'Democratization 'vol.10 (2003) no.4
This special issue examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa. Are the courts able to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside...
London: Frank Cass 234 p.