Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 1, 2016

Access to Justice System as an Effective Enjoyment of Human Rights: Challenges Faced by Roma Minority in Albania
Justice is viewed as an ideal of accountability and fairness implying that absence of access to justice for all citizens undermines democratic governance.1 Thus, access to justice is crucial for both, the rule of law and democracy2 because a n equa lly...
Bridging the Gap between Alternative Dispute Resolution and Robust Adverse Costs Orders
IntroductionOne of the defining features of the Woolf reforms was its attempt to shift the focus in civil litigation away from the traditional adversarial culture of re- solving disputes to one which was centered on a philosophy of party cooperation...
Dissident Thought: Systems of Repression, Networks of Hope
Each society has its regime of truth, its 'general politics' of truth: that is, the type of discourse which it accepts and makes function as true; the mechanisms and instances which enable one to distinguish true and false statements, the means by which...
Empowering Pakistan's Civil Society to Counter Violent Extremism
IntroductionPakistan is among the most strategically important countries for the United States because of its nuclear capabilities, geographic location, and its position as a frontline state in the battle against global extremism. Since 9/11, the United...
Eu Law in Member State Courts: "Adequate Judicial Protection" and Effective Application - Ambiguities and Nonsequiturs in Guidance by the Court of Justice?
1. IntroductionOne of the most str iking aspects of "EU procedural la w" is the role of Member State courts a nd nat ional procedural and r emedia l rules. A vast amount of EU law1 exists "on EU law in Member States." Here, the focus is on the interaction...
Family Laws and Access to Justice
IntroductionThe purpose of this paper is to provide a brief overview of some trends in family life and family law internationally, with a focus on North America, Europe and Australasia. As a shorthand, this will be referred to as "the western world."...
From Bare Life to Bureaucratic Capitalism: Analyzing the Growth of the Immigration Detention Industry as a Complex Organization
1. IntroductionAlthough it remains very much a contested issue, many observers have concluded that deterrence policies and tactics employed by wealthy, advanced capitalist states of the West will not over the long term curtail efforts by migrants and...
Has China's Anti-Corruption Strategy Reduced Corruption or Purged Political Rivals?
1. IntroductionChina is a high-corruption economy and the leading Communist Party ("the Party") has made anti-corruption implementation the principal urgency. In the anti-corruption sphere, the Party is firm and groundbreaking in conceiving anti-corruption...
Individualism in the Right Key
Do not make the mistake of the ignorant who think that an individualist is a man who says: "I'll do as I please at everybody else's expense." An individualist is a man who recognizes the inalienable individual rights of man - his own and those of others.An...
The State of Social Justice in the Arab World
IntroductionAt its core social justice means creating a just or equal society by ensuring all members of society are treated equitably, human rights are respected, and there is no discrimination based on membership in a group or other forms of identity....
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