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Journal Article | Jan 2015
Despite the flourishing of judicialisation of rights across the world, scepticism is not in short supply. Critiques range from concerns over the democratic ...
Judicial review, rights, legal and political theory, constitutional theory, international adjudication
Christina Biebesheimer and Francisco Mejía (eds). 2001. Justice Beyond our Borders. Judicial Reforms for Latin America and the Caribbean. Washington D.C.: Inter-American Development Bank
Book Review | Jan 2001
Christina Biebesheimer and Francisco Mejía (eds). 2001. Justice Beyond our Borders. Judicial Reform
justice reform, Latin America
Event | 13 Apr 2011
Elin Skaar's new book analyses the connections between transitional justice and judicial politics. She explores the role of courts in shaping options and trajectories of post-transitional justice - and concretely the chances of criminal prosecutions for past crimes in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses ...
Afghanistan, corruption, legal modernization, judicial practice
Pilar Domingo and Rachel Sieder (eds). 2001. Rule of Law in Latin America: The International Promotion of Judicial Reform. London: Institute of Latin American Studies
Book Review | Jan 2003
Pilar Domingo and Rachel Sieder (eds). 2001. Rule of Law in Latin America: The International Promot
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article commends the concise and useful analysis of courts and the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights given in Christian Courtis’ ...
Journal Article | Jun 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 ...
legal development, human rights, uruguay, Uruguay
Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands out as a ...
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger role in ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Reflecting on recent patterns of judicialization in Latin America, Guillermo O'Donnell pointed to the relationship between judicialization and juridification, ...
U4 Issue | Feb 2016
This U4 study investigates whether and how the judicial sector could benefit from anti-corruption measures that have proved useful in other sectors in ...
Judicial sector, Mainstreaming, Justice, Anti-corruption measures, Bilateral donor support
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Legal Reconstruction in Afghanistan. Rule of law, Injustice, and Judicial Mediation Antonio De Lauri
Afghanistan, law, anthropology, judicial practice, judicial mediation
Book | Jan 2011
In many Latin American countries, former military officers are now facing charges of torture, murder, forced disappearance, and genocide committed under ...
human rights, transitional justice, military trials, judicial independence, judicial reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based on a statistical ...
judicial reform, judicial independence, human rights, courts, prosecution, military, judges, international law, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Latin America
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Afghanistan: Corruption and Injustice in the Judicial System Antonio De Lauri Journal of Law and Soc
law, justice, corruption, judicial practice, Afghanistan
Project | Aug 2003 - Feb 2005
Judicial reform has become an increasingly important focus for national governments and international donors, including Norway. This study analyses the ...
judicial reform, justice sector, courts, aid, Guatemala, Ethiopia
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist focusing on judicial politics and the political economy of Latin America
Democratisation, constitutionalism, rule of law reform, human rights, governance, institutional change, political parties, poverty, social inclusion, Colombia, Costa Rica
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
A well-functioning justice system is crucial to address corruption effectively, which in turn is important for development. But judicial institutions ...
Corruption, Courts, Judicial Integrity, Judicial Independence
U4 Issue | Oct 2009
This U4 Issue Paper translates lessons related to monitoring judicial reform to the specific requirements of UNCAC Article 11. Taking the Paris Declaration’s ...
justice, uncac, judicial corruption
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
The project focuses on the role of judicial institutions in relation to two central aspects of the process of democratisation: 1. excercising a control ...
courts, judicial system, judicial reform, democratisation, human rights, economic development, political-legal relationships, access to justice, Africa: Angola