Judicial Reform
How AMLO’s Supreme Court picks and a flurry of legislative reforms could help him implement his agenda.
Corruption erodes democracy. Strengthening institutions is the only sure way to stop it.

Last Friday, Judge Claudia Escobar announced in a statement that a number of Guatemalan judges are being harassed and persecuted after speaking out against corruption during the election of the new Supreme Court and Appellate Court magistrates in 2014.

Due Process of Law Foundation, Centro Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais (CEBRI), Bertelsmann Foundation

Guatemala’s 2014 judicial selection processes demonstrate that a profound modification of the proceedings is overdue.



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