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In this article we take a first step towards understanding the use of social media by constitutional and supreme courts in Latin America. Some Latin American courts stand out worldwide for their active online presence. We present the first comparative evaluation of the social media presence of 17 Latin American high courts. We evaluate the intensit...
This paper assesses the extent to which elected power holders informally intervene in the judiciaries of new democracies, an acknowledged but under-researched topic in studies of judicial politics. The paper first develops an empirical strategy for the study of informal interference based on perceptions recorded in interviews, then applies the stra...
This article analyzes the political events that occurred in Paraguay in June 2012 as well as its implications for the future of the country. It also evaluates the position of neighboring countries, MERCOSUR, UNASUR and OAS over the Paraguayan political crisis.