This introductory study analyzes one of the most influential contemporary debates about the interpretation of rights and judicial decision, initiated between theorists Herbert Hart and Ronald Dworkin.
This chapter analyzes the jurisprudential application of the equality clause as a constitutional right and proposes a test of reasonableness and compares this clause with those in American and European jurisprudences.
This book is an unprecedented effort of analyzing the role of rights within the global social justice movement, combining empirical investigation and innovative socio-legal theories on a variety of themes, from indigenous rights to the World Social Forum and global labor rights campaigns.
Freedom of Press and Fundamental Human Rights: An Analysis of the Constitutional System of Law in Colombia (1992 – 2005)
This book offers an exploration of the collision of freedom of press and human rights. The authors examine the scope of freedom of press in Colombia, asking what law should prevail when freedom of information is faced by needs for confidentiality.
Between ‘el Perdón’ and ‘el Paredón’: International Standards and Transitional processes in Colombia
This chapter gives a detailed recount of international jurisprudence and the limitations that it imposes, as well as the possibilities it offers to the countries in transition.
This book’s objective is to complete a comprehensive presentation of the role of a judge as “director” or “manager” during the judicial process.