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The Test of Reasonableness and the Right to Equality

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.

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Law and Globalization from Below

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.

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The New Left Wing in Latin America

This book is the first attempt at systematic analysis and comparison on the resurgence of left wing in Latin America in recent years.

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Rights and Society in Latin America

In this book, a group of prominent lawyers and social scientists from diverse Latin American countries strike up a dialogue and offer innovative and rigorous answers on these and other questions.
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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.

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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.

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Social Market Economy and Free Trade Agreements in Colombia

This book tries to create an open plural and interdisciplinary debate about Free Trade Agreements.

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The Law of Alternative Criminal and Transitional Justice

p> This text discusses transitional and criminal justice as applied to the demobilization of paramilitaries in the Colombian context.

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New Tendencies in the Direction of Judicial Process: Formation Model

This book’s objective is to complete a comprehensive presentation of the role of a judge as “director” or “manager” during the judicial process.

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Comparative Jurisprudence: Reception and Misreading of Transnational Legal Theory in Latin America

One could say that comparative jurisprudence is any kind of work in which international general jurisprudence is broken into pieces to articulate a national, regional, tribal or otherwise group-base experience with rather abstract ideas. This strategy, then, would lead to the juxtaposition of a national, regional or group adjective and the very word "jurisprudence".

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The Symbolic Efficacy of the Law

The book explores the symbolic efficacy of legal norms.

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Colombian Political Constitution

The book contains the text of the Colombian political Constitution, commented edition, including the relevant doctrine and jurisprudence on each of the articles. The original texts upon which Legis has done successive updates were elaborated by Catalina Botero.

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Migration and Decent work

Migration and Decent Work: Challenges for the Global South

This book seeks to strenghten the Human Rights movement through collaboration and the sharing of experiences. The diversity of voices featured here offers a look at migration based on and geared toward the Global South.
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Civil Resistance Against 21st Century Athoritarianism

Thorugh various narratives, the authors seek to recognize new spaces for struggle —such as political activism— to develop action-research tools in a context of crisis.
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Gender discrimination in Football. Building a Toolbox Toward Gender Equity in the Beautiful Game

As the most popular sport worldwide, football (or soccer) may be the poster child for lingering gender disparities in sport.
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Data Feast

Data Feast: Enterprises and Personal Data in Latin America

Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft now possess an ability to reconfigure the behaviour of individuals, clients, and citizens globally. How Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico are responding?
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Pandemic Inequality: Civil Society Narratives from the Global South

The contributors to this book, writing from different perspectives, invite us to consider what we can learn from the interplay between the pandemic and inequality in order to spur a creative reorientation of collective mobilization and advocacy toward the future.
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IN FOCUS: Facial Recognition Tech Stories and Rights Harms from around the World

The indiscriminate use of Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) globally by law enforcement and other government agencies is dangerously normalising surveillance. The full harmful impacts and effects of this technology on people’s lives are only beginning to emerge. A new INCLO report showcasing FRT stories from around the world flags the risk of creating societies where…
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Human Rights Venezuela

Protecting Human Rights on the Ground

During the investigation, the presence of OHCHR completed its first six months in Venezuela, so a consultation with human rights defenders in the country was included to assess this experience. Being the first comparative research in this field, its findings are equally of interest to other audiences beyond Venezuela.
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Peace during Covid-19 in Colombia

In this second policy briefing, we discuss the implementation of the Final Peace Agreement, its already rocky implementation before the COVID-19 pandemic and some of the greatest challenges as a result of the pandemic.
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Confronting COVID-19 in Colombia

This is the first of three policy briefings, which are part of a COVID19 in Colombia series. The policy briefing series seeks to provide relevant and timely information to academics who are conducting research, or plan on doing so in Colombia, related to the human rights impacts in Colombia and the implementation of the peace…
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Pacigerence: Legal Status of Peace Agreements Under International Law

This article explores the exist- ing legal instruments which may confer binding force to such agreements at the international level —an international treaty between a State and an insurgent group, an international treaty signed by a State and third-party States, a special agreement under international humanitarian law, a UN Se- curity Council resolution, and a unilateral declaration of a State—.
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Summary of the CEDD regional report

This document is a summary of the report Cannabis in Latin America: The Green Wave and Challenges for Regulation
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The Sarayaku and the Inter-American System on Human Rights: Justice for the “Medio Dia” People and their Living Jungle

Mario Melo Cevallos, lawyer of the Kichwa people of Sarayaku, presents his version of the history of resistance and mobilization of the indigenous people before the State plans to exploit the oil that was in the heart of the Amazon.
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