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By Gretchen Helmke,Julio Rios-Figueroa

ISBN-10: 1107001099

ISBN-13: 9781107001091

ISBN-10: 1107627559

ISBN-13: 9781107627550

To what volume do courts in Latin the USA defend person rights and restrict governments? This quantity solutions those basic questions through bringing jointly contemporary major students of judicial politics. Drawing on examples from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica and Bolivia, the authors show that there's frequent edition within the functionality of Latin America's constitutional courts. In accounting for this modification, the participants push ahead ongoing debates approximately what motivates judges; even if associations, partisan politics and public help form inter-branch kinfolk; and the significance of judicial attitudes and felony tradition. The authors install various equipment, together with qualitative case reviews, paired state comparisons, statistical research and online game theory.

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