Access to justice



    El rol de la Suprema Corte en la Consolidación Democrática de México

    A recently edited book that examines the role of the Mexican Supreme Court in the transition to democracy.

    The Child’s Opinion and Position in Care Order Proceedings

    Marit Skivenes has together with Anne-Mette Magnussen published an article on “The Child’s Opinion and Position in Care Order Proceedings: An Analysis of Judicial Discretion …

    Judicial Instability and Endogenous Constitutional Change: Lessons from Latin America

    Andrea Castagnola has together with Aníbal Pérez-Liñán published an article on Judicial Instability and Endogenous Constitutional Change in Latin America.


    The Mexican Supreme Court and the Transition to Democracy

    After more than 70 years of uninterrupted authoritarian government headed by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), in 2000 the country formally began the transition to …

    Manipulating Courts in New Democracies. Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina

    This is a solo book manuscrit to by published by Routledge 2017. Abstract: When do a justice leave office? Typically, a justice with life tenure would …

    The Political Role of the South African Courts

    This research project (2002-5), was a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigating the role played by courts in the linked processes of …