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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 ...
Judicial review, rights, legal and political theory, constitutional theory, international adjudication
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
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 ...
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 ...
Afghanistan, corruption, legal modernization, judicial practice
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 ...
Sudan Working Paper | Oct 2016
The traditional native justice system in Darfur has an advantage over the modern state judicial one; it has proved its relevance for effectively ...
Institutions, Law, Darfur, Sudan
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
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger ...
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 ...
legal development, human rights, uruguay, Uruguay
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
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
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Reflecting on recent patterns of judicialization in Latin America, Guillermo O'Donnell pointed to the relationship between judicialization and ...
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist specialized in comparative politics and public law in Latin America.
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 ...
judicial reform, judicial independence, human rights, courts, prosecution, military, judges, international law, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Latin America
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 ...
Judicial sector, Mainstreaming, Justice, Anti-corruption measures, Bilateral donor support
Project | Aug 2003 - Feb 2005
Judicial reform has become an increasingly important focus for national governments and international donors, including Norway. This study analyses ...
judicial reform, justice sector, courts, aid, Guatemala, Ethiopia
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2017
The main goal of the research project is to understand the consequences of the legal regime India has adopted to protect its indigenous peoples ...
Project | Nov 2003 - Nov 2006
The report review steps taken by the Musharraf government to combat honour killings through an examination of legal reforms in the years between ...
Honur killings, Pakistani plural legal traditions, Jirga, Sharia courts, the Hudood Ordinance, and the Zina laws, Asia: Pakistan
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
This study compares the evolution of the state-of-the-art in research and analysis of anticorruption and transparency with World Bank practice. ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, World Bank
Democratisation's Third Wave and the Challenges of Democratic Deepening: Assessing International Democracy Assistance and Lessons Learned
Report in External Series | Oct 2007
This study focuses on democratisation and democracy assistance in the developing world. It provides an overview of the democratisation processes ...
democratisation, democracy assistance, development agenda, bilateral agencies