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CMI Brief | Sep 2011
Is right-to-health litigation a suitable strategy for advancing the right to health, or does it reinforce inequalities and undermine health authorities in ...
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
Event | 24 Sep 2006
The Costa Rica's Constitutional Court, is the titel of Bruce Wilson's seminar at CMI.There is little dispute that Costa Rica has experienced both a judicial and more specifically a "rights revolution" in the last 15 years. The creation of a new constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court in 1989 created a legal opportunity for virtually every sector of society to seek legal redress and have their constitutional rights enforced or protected.
U4 Brief | Jul 2016
The Indonesian Court for Corruption Crimes, or Tipikor court, has handled corruption cases for more than a decade. Initially there was only one Tipikor ...
anti-corruption courts, Special Criminal Court, specialised anti-corruption bodies, justice, Indonesia
Journal Article | Nov 2014
New specialized courts have emerged in many countries, both in response to international pressure for legal reform and reflecting states’ own choice. ...
U4 Brief | Jul 2016
In 2003 Slovakia established a Special Court, subsequently renamed the Special Criminal Court (SCC), principally for corruption and organised crime cases. ...
justice, anti-corruption courts, Special Criminal Court, specialised anti-corruption bodies, Slovakia
U4 Brief | Jul 2016
The Uganda High Court has an Anti-Corruption Division (ACD) with original jurisdiction over all corruption and related cases. The main rationale for its ...
anti-corruption, courts, Special Criminal Court, specialised anti-corruption bodies, justice, Uganda
Journal Article | Jan 2009
On July 31, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Colombia (the Court) handed down a decision (T-760/2008) that ordered a dramatic restructuring of the ...
Health rights - Colombia - Courts
U4 Brief | Jul 2016
The Philippines' Sandiganbayan is the oldest specialised anti-corruption court in the world. Though established mainly to resolve corruption cases more ...
anti-corruption courts, Special Criminal Court, specialised anti-corruption bodies, justice, Philippines
Journal Article | Jan 2003
The article addresses the methodological problems concerning how to assess the political role of courts in Zambia - and in new democracies more generally, ...
courts, judicial independence, judiciary, democratization, accountability, constitutionalism, rule of law, Africa: Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
The paper addresses the methodological problems concerning how to assess the political role of courts in Zambia - and in new democracies more generally, ...
Courts, judicary, accountabilty, democratisation, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts and Social Transformation: An Analytical Framework Siri Gloppen Courts and Social Transform
U4 Brief | Sep 2013
The anti-corruption world has witnessed increasing institutional specialisation, including the emergence of anti-corruption courts. Indonesia’s ...
U4 Issue | Dec 2016
Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised ...
justice, Judiciary, Anti-corruption courts, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Slovakia, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda
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
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do some courts ...
Courts, power, political accountability
Project | Jul 2003 - Dec 2008
Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies This project aims to investigate to what extent - and under which conditions - courts in new and ...
courts, judiciaries, law, accountability, democracy, democratization, legal system, legal culture, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda
The Moderating influence of international courts on social movements: Evidence from the IVF case against Costa Rica
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Feminists and religious conservatives across the globe have increasingly turned to courts in their battles over abortion. Yet while a significant literature ...
Legal mobilization, abortion rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
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
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
The book examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focussing on their ability to hold political power-holder ...
courts, judiciary, accountabilty, democracy, democratic consolidation, rule of law, constitutionalism