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17 years of military dictatorship in Chile caused the country to suffer large-scale systematic human rights violations. We research the country’s efforts to come to terms with its violent past...
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 2003
This article is about judicial reform in the Southern Cone in the 1990s. It shows that for Argentina and Chile, procedural code reforms were motivated ...
judicial reform, Supreme Court reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Open government and transparency reform in Chile: Balancing leadership, ambition and implementation capacity
U4 Report | Jan 2015
Chile is a successful open government reformer. The implementing agencies have achieved the targets set in the national action plans for transparency ...
Book Chapter | Aug 2014
La transparencia en Chile: Una mirada internacional Aranzazu Guillan Montero Transparencia en Chile
Transparency, Chile, Chile, Latin America
Project | Sep 2010 - Dec 2014
This research project, funded by the Latin America Programme of the Norwegian Research Council, has had several objectives: First, the project ...
transitional justice, impact, truth commissions, trials, amnesty, reparations, democratisation, impunity, accountability, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
CMI Report | Jan 1994
This comparative analysis of recent transitions to democracy in Argentina and Chile examines (1) the impact of the type of transition on democratic consolidation; ...
Human rights, Democratization, Chile, Argentina, Americas: Argentina
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 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 ...
Latin America, human rights, judicial independence, justice, military prosecution, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
The Judicial Protection of Tolerance in Chile and Argentina. Explaining Freedom of Expression Jurisprudence, 1990-2003
Master's Thesis | Jan 2006
This thesis seeks to assess the factors which affect the judicial behaviour of the Chilean and Argentinean supreme courts in freedom of expression cases. ...
Human rights, Freedom of expression, Courts, Americas: Argentina, Chile
Truth in transition. The role of truth commissions in political transitions in Chile and El Salvador
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Truth Commissions are increasingly being used as one mechanism in a broader strategy to consolidate democratic governance following a period of authoritarian ...
Democratization, Authoritarianism, Chile, El Salvador, Americas: Chile
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper is about how varying degrees of judicial independence may influence policy making in the field of human rights. I explore factors that may ...
Americas: Argentina, Chile
Luis Roniger and Mario Sznajder. 1999. The Legacy of Human Rights Violations in the Southern Cone. Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. New York: Oxford University Press
Book Review | Jan 1999
Luis Roniger and Mario Sznajder. 1999. The Legacy of Human Rights Violations in the Southern Cone.
human rights violations, transitional justice, truth commissions, trials, Southern Cone, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2008
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 ...
Legal system, Land rights, Law, Chile
Project | Sep 2009 - Dec 2010
In many Latin American countries, former military officers are now facing charges of torture, murder, forced disappearance, and genocide committed ...
transitional justice, trials, judicial reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Project | Jan 2002 - Dec 2003
This book project investigates the extent to which courts in Latin America and Africa have been able to say 'no' when the executive branch ...
Courts, accountability, judiciaries, judicial review, democratisation, , Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia., Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, USA
Book Chapter | Jan 1993
Chile-endelig! Repatriering av eksil-chilernere fra Skandinavia! Hanne Marie Myrvold Dagens folkeva
Edited Book | Jan 2008
Developing countries face new and pressing challenges as they strive to build more effective and accountable public institutions. These difficulties differ ...
Taxation, state building, accountability, developing countries, Chile, China, Ghana, Mauritius, Poland, Russia, Tanzania, Uganda
Book | Sep 2010
The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They ...
United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
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
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