Books in Review: Law and Injustice in Latin America

Issue Date July 2000
Volume 11
Issue 3
Page Numbers 169-174
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The (Un)Rule of Law and the Underprivileged in Latin America, edited by Juan E. Méndez, Guillermo O’Donnell, and Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, offers a harsh appraisal of the region’s legal and justice systems.

About the Author

Linn Hammergren, the author of The Politics of Justice and Justice Reform in Latin America: Peru in Comparative Perspective (1998), is a Public Sector Management Specialist (Latin America and the Caribbean) at the World Bank. The opinions expressed in this review are her own and in no way reflect World Bank policies.

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