Judicial independence in Central America: problems and proposals

01 Dec 2013

Even after several decades of judicial reforms and international assistance for judiciaries, judicial independence, transparency, and more in general, the quality of the administration of justice in Central America still leave much to be desired. A variety of initiatives have been undertaken, and a lot of money has been invested—without tangible results. This indicates that it is necessary to think out of the box as regards approaches to improve judicial independence in Central America.

This document contains DPLF’s reflections on problems regarding judicial independence in Central America, and proposals on how to improve this situation.

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