Judicial Independence and Human Rights in Latin America

Violations, Politics, and Prosecution

  • Authors
  • Elin Skaar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Elin Skaar
    Pages 19-46
  3. Elin Skaar
    Pages 95-135
  4. Elin Skaar
    Pages 137-187
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 203-297

About this book


This comparative analysis, focusing on Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, explores the complex relationship between executive politics and judicial action, showing that judicial independence is a crucial factor in prosecution. It will engage Latin Americanists as well as all who are concerned with justice and human rights around the world.


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