Publication Summaries

April 2018
REGION: Global
Environment Vulnerable Populations
In Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Use of Financial Rewards, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO)—recognizing that wildlife trafficking is a large and growing transnational criminal…
March 2018
REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa
Breanne Leigh Grace *USC ROLC Faculty
Formal Justice Sector Institutions Rule of Law Programming Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
View the Full Report Drawing on interviews conducted in 2017 with support from JUSTRAC, this report examines the case of the Somali Zigula in Tanzania, a former refugee population granted…
2018
REGION: Western Hemisphere
Daniel M. Brinks
Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
In “Access to What? Legal Agency and Access to Justice for Indigenous Peoples in Latin America,” Daniel Brinks discusses the inadequacies of access to justice and legal empowerment efforts in…
March 2018
REGION: Global
Shahrzad Fouladvand
Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Vulnerable Populations
In Decentering the Prosecution-Oriented Approach: Tackling Both Supply and Demand in the Struggle against Human Trafficking, Shahrzad Fouladvand offers an extensive analysis of international efforts to combat human trafficking before…
2018
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, South Asia
International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program
Formal Justice Sector Institutions Rule of Law Programming
Introduction The International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), of the U.S. Department of Justice, recently published a report on Promoting Sustainable Institutional Law Enforcement Development. ICITAP focuses on promoting…
2017
REGION: South Asia
Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Understanding Local Context
The World Justice Project recently released reports on The Rule of Law in Afghanistan and The Rule of Law in Pakistan, which aim to describe fundamental features of the rule…
2017
REGION: South Asia
Edris Arib
Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
In “Policy, SDGs, and Fighting Corruption for the People,” Transparency International, with the support of the European Commission, used survey data to provide an analysis of Afghanistan’s compliance with the…
2017
REGION: Western Hemisphere
Nancy G. Cortés et al.
Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Understanding Local Context
In “Perspectives on Mexico's Criminal Justice System: ¿What Do Its Operators Think?” authors Nancy G. Cortés, Octavio Rodríguez Ferreira, and David A. Shirk surveyed Mexican judges, prosecutors, and public defenders…
2017
REGION: Western Hemisphere
John D. King
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions
In The Public Defender as International Transplant, John King argues that, in the shift from inquisitorial to adversarial systems in Latin American countries, the public defender has not become a…
November 2017
REGION: Western Hemisphere
Human Rights Watch
Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
Running out the Clock: How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity, produced by Human Rights Watch, describes how unjustifiable delays in judicial proceedings are undermining progress in Guatemala’s…
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Highlighted Publications

Europe and Eurasia
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Considering the Role of Security Sector Reform and Police Reform when Tackling Organized Crime in Post-Conflict Environments

Western Hemisphere
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Transitioning to the Accusatorial Model: Addressing Challenges for Legal Education and Training in Latin America: Symposium Final Report

Sub-Saharan Africa
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A New Taxonomy for Corruption in Nigeria

East Asia and the Pacific
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The Promise and Peril of Paralegal Aid