TITLE

PUBLIC SUPPORT AND JUDICIAL CRISES IN LATIN AMERICA

AUTHOR(S)
Helmke, Gretchen
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;Dec2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p397
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issue of judicial crises and public support in Latin America. Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court vary greatly with public opinion. In Latin America, low public support for judgments is correlated with political attacks on judges. One reason for this lack of support from the public is lack of awareness among the Latin Americans about their national courts. The courts also face judiciary instability.
ACCESSION #
76111523

 

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