Democratization and the Judiciary

Project Team: Siri Gloppen (project leader), Elin Skaar, Roberto Gargarella

Timeframe: 01/01/2002 - 12/01/2010

This book project investigates the extent to which courts in Latin America and Africa have been able to say ‘no’ when the executive branch has overstepped its democratic mandate. The issues were explored in collaboration with local researchers as well as leading US and UK scholars in the field. The findings are presented in a special issue of