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Justice Reform in Latin America: Why Is It So Difficult?

Efforts to strengthen the rule of law and reform judicial systems have been underway in Latin America for well over 25 years. What has been learned so far? What are opportunities and obstacles to produce change?

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May. 1, 2012
9:00am – 11:30am

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5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Justice Reform in Latin America: Why Is It So Difficult?

Efforts to strengthen the rule of law and reform judicial systems have been underway in Latin America for well over 25 years.  Yet despite significant expenditures, failures seem more numerous than successes and the difficulties appear at times to be overwhelming.  What has been learned over the past several decades about the necessary ingredients for successful reforms?  What are the opportunities to produce real change and what are the obstacles?


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Latin American Program

The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin American Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more

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