The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) gives an update on the status of key human rights cases in El Salvador and the capacity of the country’s criminal justice system to respond.
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The report seeks to contribute to the development of the rule of law, democracy, and human rights in the country. The independence of the justice system is one of the principal concerns of the ICJ, cutting across its geographic and thematic areas of work. For this reason, in recent years, the ICJ decided to give a new impetus to reinforce its Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers.
A report published by Hauser Global Law School Program, it contains a broad array of resources on legal research in Honduras, including historical background, structure of government, sources of law, and resource tools.
The United Nations Rule of Law Website and Document Repository seeks to provide UN staff, other practitioners and the general public with knowledge resources to assist in building their understanding of and skills in rule of law work. This section affords access to the tools, materials and documents, and practical information on jobs, knowledge exchange networks and training, available in the rule of law field today. While the principal focus is on UN knowledge resources, the section is designed to also be an avenue for UN practitioners to more easily access the various external rule of law resources available.
This report assesses the activities of organized crime groups, terrorist groups, and narcotics traffickers in general in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, focusing mainly on the period since 1999. This assessment has made extensive use of books, journal articles, and other reports available in the Library of Congress collections.
El objeto de este artículo es presentar una visión de conjunto del reciente proceso de reforma judicial en Argentina. En ello ocupa un lugar destacado el tema de la independencia del Poder Judicial (PJ) que, en el ordenamiento institucional republicano, tiene como una de sus funciones el control de la constitucionalidad y evitar las extralimitaciones del Poder Ejecutivo Nacional (PEN) en sus acciones.
On DPLF’s Justicia en las Americas blog you will find information and analysis on the main debates and developments related to the promotion of the rule of law and respect for human rights in Latin America.