Andrea Castagnola,Saul Lopez Noriega's Judicial Politics in Mexico: The Supreme Court and the PDF

By Andrea Castagnola,Saul Lopez Noriega

After greater than seventy years of uninterrupted authoritarian executive headed by way of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), Mexico officially started the transition to democracy in 2000. not like such a lot different new democracies in Latin the US, no detailed Constitutional courtroom was once manage, nor was once there any precise bench of the perfect courtroom for constitutional adjudication. as an alternative, the judiciary observed its powers extend incrementally. lower than this new context inevitable questions emerged: How have the justices interpreted the structure? what's the relation of the courtroom with the opposite political associations? How a lot autonomy do justices show of their judgements? Has the court docket thought of the mandatory changes to stand the demanding situations of democracy?


It has develop into crucial in learning the hot function of the superb courtroom to acquire a extra exact and unique analysis of the performances of its justices during this new political setting. via severe overview of suitable debates and utilizing unique info units to empirically study the way in which justices voted at the 3 major technique of constitutional keep watch over from 2000 via 2011, prime criminal students supply a considerate and masses wanted new interpretation of the function the judiciary performs in a country’s transition to democracy


This booklet is designed for graduate classes in legislations and courts, judicial politics, comparative judicial politics, Latin American associations, and transitions to democracy. This e-book will equip students and scholars with the information required to appreciate the significance of the independence of the judiciary within the transition to democracy.

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