International bodies have attempted to provide a more sustainable response to instability through legal reform with an emphasis on rule of law, access to justice, and the use of alternative or appropriate dispute resolution. Yet, in Latin America of yesterday and today, there is a marked gap between law on the books and law in action, due in part to lack of citizen engagement.
From Noise to Music: The Potential of the Multi-Door Courthouse (Casas de Justicia) Model to Advance Systemic Inclusion and Participation as a Foundation for Sustainable Rule of Law in Latin America ,
2012 J. Disp. Resol.
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