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CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
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 ...
Overcoming the Limits of Legal Opportunity Structures: LGBT Rights’ Divergent Paths in Costa Rica and Colombia
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Costa Rica and Colombia, two of the earliest Latin American countries to protect many LGBT rights, attempted to amplify those rights and litigate ...
LGBT Rights, Costa Rica, Colombia
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
This chapter tracks Costa Rica’s long transition from a particularistic to a universal ethical society using a process-tracing methodology. ...
Corruption, Anti-Corruption, Costa Rica
Report in External Series | Sep 2014
In spite of the economic and social policy successes of Latin America’s longest surviving democracy, corruption has become a major problem ...
corruption, Costa Rica
Revisiting Health Rights Litigation and Access to Medications in Costa Rica: Preliminary Evidence fromthe Cochrane Collaboration Reform
Journal Article | Jan 2018
In response to the incremental creation of an expansive constitutional right to health in Costa Rica, the country’s rights-friendly constitutional ...
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.
Event | 31 Oct 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin and Siri Gloppen, the authors of the new book Litigating Health Rights, opens the Global Health Challenges week with a book launch of their book on health right litigation in Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia.
Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Costa Rica: Understanding variations in compliance Bruce M. Wilson and Olman A. Rodríguez L. Malcolm
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 ...
Legal mobilization, abortion rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Water is essential to all aspects of human life. It is vital for public health, an essential component of national and local economies and a ...
Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Peru and South Africa
Journal Article | Dec 2007
Claiming Individual Rights through a Constitutional Court: The Example of Gays in Costa Rica Bruce
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2011
Este informe ofrece un panorama de los desafíos que mujeres indígenas en América Latina enfrentan cuando acceden a la justicia ...
Women's rights, Indigenous population, Justice, Latin America
Assessing the impact of health rights litigation: A comparative analysis of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India and South Africa
Book Chapter | Oct 2011
Assessing the impact of health rights litigation: A comparative analysis of Argentina, Brazil, Col
Book Chapter | Sep 2011
Muitos países na América Latina e noutras partes do mundo estão seguindo em direção a uma maior responsabilização ...
amnesty law, impunity, human rights, judicial independence, Uruguay, Uruguay
Edited Book | Jan 2011
Este libro es producto de un esfuerzo colectivo por hacer un diagnostic crítico de los estudios sobre el derecho en América Latina ...
Journal Article | Sep 2012
La justicia postransicional se inició en el Cono Sur de América Latina a mediados de la década de 1990 y gradualmente se ...
transitional justice, post-transitional justice, Latin America, Southern Cone, judicial independence
CMI Brief | Feb 2015
In a surprising turn of events, a “rainbow revolution” has blossomed in Latin America. In spite of the region’s long history ...
Costa Rica, Colombia
Journal Article | Dec 2011
The general election in Costa Rica, February 2010 Bruce Wilson, Juan Carlos Rodriguez-Cordero Elect
News | 19 Jun 2007
What role can and do courts play in protecting the interests and rights of vulnerable groups? Why do some marginalized groups succeed in having their rights recognized by the courts, while others fail?
Guatemala, Costa Rica, Malawi