in: Civil Society
Court judgements are shaking political foundations — and upholding rights
Rights litigation has come under particular criticism for its cost, its elitism and its seemingly endless delays. But in Kenya, Guatemala and Brazil, courts have showed that aggrieved parties can prompt courts to halt or overturn wrongful acts of great consequence. As civic space in legislatures, the media and the political stage narrows, court-centric advocacy is one of the few remaining avenues for legitimate challenge to, and authoritative condemnation of, unlawful measures.
The full article can be found on Open Global Rights.
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