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Edited Book | Jan 2006
Using case studies drawn from Latin America, Africa, India and Eastern Europe, this volue examines the role of courts as a channel for social transformation ...
courts, social transformation, access to justice, poverty
Project | Sep 2002 - Aug 2005
The role of courts in the consolidation of democracy and social transformation in South Africa investigates the role played by courts in the linked processes ...
courts, judicary, accountability, social transformation, access to justice, constitution, judical review, democratization, law, social rights, Africa: South Africa
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
This research project, which is a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigates the role played by courts in the ...
constitutional democracy, legal and judicial reforms, democratic consolidation, social transformation, courts, accountability function of courts, access to justice, marginalised groups, , Africa: South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms of laws and the ...
Event | 22 Aug 2014
The Centre on Law & Social Transformation aims to be a dynamo for interdisciplinary research on the potential and limits of law as an instrument ...
Event | 22 Aug 2016
The Bergen Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation is an annual interdisciplinary meeting place for scholars who want to understand the interplay between law and social change. The lectures, roundtables and panels bring together scholars and practitioners from all over the world. Welcome
Journal Article | Jan 2012
The aim of this paper is to investigate and map climate change discourses in legal spaces. We look at how issues concerning the injustice and human rights ...
Climate change, Climate change policy, Climate justice, Human rights, Sustainable development, Social research, Governance, Climate change adaptation, Emissions regulations, Government regulation
News | 22 Jul 2010
Born in a territory between North and South Sudan, politically speaking the author is from the North. However, like many Sudanese women, the author feels that being a Sudanese woman is what is important for her. It is as a Sudanese woman that she feels she has the liberty to speak about Sudanese women - regardless of their political and geographic affiliations.
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
Event | 22 Aug 2016
“Can Electoral Quotas Advance Social Justice – and How Do We Know?” This lecture is based on the work that won Francesca Refsum Jensenius ...
Event | 21 Oct 2014
This conference invites scholars and activists to present papers on law reform particularly within the area of family law and criminal law. How, when and where are women activists using law and law reform as a tool to create gender justice in the greater Middle East?
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa.
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts and Social Transformation: An Analytical Framework Siri Gloppen Courts and Social Transform
Prosecutions, Politics and Transitions How criminal justice in the Arab Spring is shaping transitional justice
Event | 6 May 2014
This panel will address the question of the prosecution of political leaders in the Arab region, with a focus on four countries whose leaders were ousted during the Arab Spring uprisings: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen.
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Le système juridique afghan est formé de pratiques coutumiè-res, de principes de la shari‘a, de lois promulguées par ...
law, customary law, judicial practice, legal intervention
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
The Past is Never Past: Bringing the Military to Court over Gross Human Rights Violations in Latin America
Event | 14 May 2013
More than twenty years after the return to democratic rule in Latin America, the military in many countries in the region are now being prosecuted for ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts, Rights and Social Transformation: Concluding Reflections Roberto Gargarella, Pilar Domingo
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
Managing Aid Exit and Transformation. Botswana Country Case Study. On CD-Rom Jan Isaksen Joint Do
Development aid, Aid evaluation, Botswana