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Transition to democracy in Latin America : the role of the judiciary / edited by Irwin P. Stotzky.

Boulder : Westview Press, 1993.
ISBN 9780813384566, 0813384567

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Other Authors Stotzky, Irwin P.
Subjects Cuestiones políticas y poder judicial -- Hispanoamérica.
Derechos civiles -- Hispanoamérica.
Human rights -- Latin America.
Human rights.
Judicial process -- Latin America.
Judicial process.
Latin America.
Political questions and judicial power -- Latin America.
Political questions and judicial power.
Description xii, 401 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1993.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents (cont.) Judicial independence and constitutional democracy: lessons from the U.S. experience / Robert A. Burt--The opinion-writing function of the judiciary of Latin American governments in transition to democracy : Martinez volume Provincia de Mendoza / Joseph Goldstein--On the exercise of judicial review in Argentina / Carlos S. Nino--The role of the judiciary in the review of human rights violations in Argentina / Eduardo Rabossi--The tradition of constitutional adjudication / Irwin P. Stotzky--The negative constitution: transition in Latin America / Cass R. Sunstein--Constitutions, constitutionalism and constitution-mongering / William Twining--A democratic vision / Irwin P. Stotzky.
(cont.) The function of the prosecution in the transition to democracy in Latin America / Andres Jose D'Alessio--Should prosecutors be independent of the executive in prosecuting government abuses? / Philip B. Heymann--Human rights abuses in fledgling democracies: the role of discretion / Jaime Malamud-Goti--The role of the prosecutor in the transition to democracy in Latin America / Diane F. Orentlicher--Designing the institutional and legal structure of prosecutorial power in the transition to democracy / Elizabeth M. Iglesias.
The difficulties of the transition process / Irwin P. Stotzky and Carlos S. Nino--Concerning the role the judiciary may serve in the proper functioning of a democracy / Marvin E. Frankel--The role of the judiciary in the transition to democracy / Jean-Bertrand Aristide--The function of judicial power during the transition / Raul Ricardo Alfonsin--The right degree of independence / Owen M. Fiss--Independence and responsibility in the judicial role / Paul W. Kahn--The judiciary and the political system in Chile: the dilemmas of judicial independence during the transition to democracy / Jorge Correa Sutil--Judicial power and three conceptions of impartiality / Roberto Gargarella--Is it better to be tried for a crime in a common law or civilian system? / George P. Fletcher--Persecution and inquisition: a case study / Ruti Teitel--The Latin Ameerican reformer's stake in U.S. human rights policy / Jonathan Miller--Some thoughts on institutional structures in the judicial process / Marcela Rodriguez--The judicial process in context / Stephen J. Schnably.
Geographic Area Latin America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)28181746
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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