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Persuade them or oust them: crafting judicial change and transitional justice in Argentina

Abstract:

What explains sea changes in patterns of judicial behavior, such as those associated with the new wave of transitional justice in Latin America? Unlike theories that put emphasis on the causal force of politicians? preferences vis-à-vis truth and justice, or strategic understandings of judicial behavior, this paper argues that deep institutional transformations must occur within judiciaries: cultures of legal interpretation and judicial personnel must change. I argue that in the case of trans...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5129/001041514812522725

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Politics and Int Relations
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Funding agency for:
González Ocantos, E
Publisher:
City University of New York Publisher's website
Journal:
Comparative Politics Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
4
Pages:
479-498
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
2151-6227
ISSN:
0010-4159
URN:
uuid:f2011c6d-e42d-4743-ab97-c7a21b62faee
Source identifiers:
570849
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pubs:570849

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