xiv, 306 pages : illustrations, forms ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
(High) courts, politics and democracy Plan of the book Towards a theory about the political role of high courts The political role of high courts in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Guatemala Costa Rica : magistrates as politicians in "robes" Nicaragua : the "political kidnapping" of the Supreme Court Guatemala : quest for strengthening high courts On the political role of the high courts : constructing the third branch.
Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--European University Institute, 2007.
Chiefly English with some Spanish.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-306).