Beyond Common Knowledge
Empirical Approaches to the Rule of Law
Edited by Erik G. Jensen and Thomas C. Heller

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Introduction, by Erik G. Jensen and Thomas C. Heller

 

1.      Evaluating Systems of Justice Through Public Opinion:  Why, What, Who, How, and What For?, by José Juan Toharia

 

2.      Judicial Systems in Western Europe:  Comparative Indicators of Legal Professionals, Courts, Litigation, and Budgets in the 1900s, by Erhard Blankenburg

 

3.      Debased Informalism:  Lok Adalats and Legal Rights in Modern India, by Marc Galanter and Jayanth K. Krishnan

 

4.      Democratization of Justice:  The Indian Experiment with Consumer Forums, by Robert S. Moog

 

5.      Empirical Research into the Chinese Judicial System, by Donald C. Clarke

 

6.      Putting China’s Judiciary into Perspective:  Is It Independent, Competent, and Fair?, by Hualing Fu

 

7.      Economic and Political Aspects of Judicial Reform:  The Chilean Case, by Carlos Peña González

 

8.      Judicial Reform in Mexico:  What Next?, by Héctor Fix-Fierro

 

9.      International Assistance to Latin American Justice Programs:  Toward an Agenda for Reforming the Reformers, by Linn Hammergren

 

10.  The Rule of Law and Judicial Reform:  The Political Economy of Diverse Institutional Patterns and Reformers’ Responses, by Erik G. Jensen

 

11.  An Immodest Postscript, by Thomas C. Heller