Faundez employs a wide gamut of sources for an original perspective and approach that provides striking insight into the process of social change in Chile. Over the past four decades, an influential group of economists have pioneered a new school of thinking, known as New Institutional Economics, focused on the role of institutions in economic development. The reluctance of the Supreme Court to exercise its powers as guardian of the constitution and its refusal openly to accept challenges to the legality of acts of the administration gave the executive broad discretion to intervene in the economy and other areas of public policy. Justice Reform in Latin America: Lessons From the Experience of Non-State Justice Systems, European Union Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights, Seminar on the Rule of Law, Brussels 3-4 July 2003. International Technology Transfer: The Origins and Aftermath of the United Nations Negotiations on a Draft Code of Conduct, Kluwer Press, 2000, pp. El Programa de Acción de Durban en América Latina, Pensamiento Constitucional, Lima Vol.
Faundez employs a wide gamut of sources for an original perspective and approach that provides striking insight into the process of social change in Chile. Legal Technical Assistance, in J. Affirmative Action and the Limits of Legal Regulation, Employment Equity Seminar, Department of Labour, Midrand, South Africa, 1 December 1997. Comentarios a la Ponencia: Reforma Judicial - aspectos administrativos y de gobierno, International Seminar on Judicial Reform in Perú, Lima, March, 1997. The E-mail message field is required.
Although during this period the Supreme Court occasionally accepted challenges to the legality of executive action and managed successfully to bring special administrative tribunals within the scope of its disciplinary powers, these developments did not have a major impact on the form or content of government policy. Thus, while during the party democracy period, both the Supreme Court and the Contraloría had given some indications that they had the power to effectively curb executive action, in practice, their behavior was cautious and deferential so that relations between the main legal and political organs of the state remained cordial. Of these thinkers, Douglass North has been the most important influence in guiding development agencies such as the World Bank to focus on legal and judicial reform rather than technical economic issues. Governance Development and Globalization, Blackstone Press, 2000, pp. Introduction: The Ever-Expanding Governance Agenda, in J.
Its political regime was democratic and its stable institutions respected the rule of law. Faundez, Mary Footer and Joseph Norton eds. Relations between the Contraloría and the political branches of the state were also cordial. Series Title: Responsibility: Julio Faundez. Van Puymbroeck, Comprehensive Legal and Judicial Development, World Bank, Washington, 2001, pp. Comparative Experiences on Affirmative Action: Lessons for South Africa, Keynote Speech delivered at the Employment Equity Seminar organized by the Ministry of Labour of the Government of South Africa, Pretoria, 27 May, 1997. Critical Reflections of the Practice of Legal Reform, Seminar on Legal Reform Projects in Developing Countries: Lessons from Experience, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 4 June 1999.
Regime Change and the Governance Agenda — Are they Linked? As well as explaining the strengths and weaknesses of the political regime, Faundez shows the impact of legal institutions and legal ideology on the country's political development. This book also offers an explanation of the factors that led to the collapse of democracy in 1973. Development Studies and the Rule of Law, Centre for Development Research, University of Bonn, 19 October 2000. Contents: State and regime building -- Building a strong state -- Political liberalization and civil war -- Transition to a modern state -- Party democracy -- Relative autonomy--politics and economics -- Governance and accountability -- The Supreme Court -- Radical democracy -- A revolution in liberty -- A peaceful revolution -- Legality defeated -- Concluding comments. It offers a model for the exploration of the role of law in the development of other countries in Latin America.
Governance Development and Globalization, Blackstone Press, 2000, pp. Faundez, Mary Footer and Joseph Norton eds. . Julio Faundez Julio Faundez teaches international economic law at the University of Warwick. Report prepared for the Government of Ethiopia and the United Nations Development Programme.
La Reforma Judicial en América Latina, Public Lecture, Universidad Católica de Lima, 30 March 1999. Community Justice in Perú, Inter-American Development Bank, April 3, 2003. This book traces the evolution of Chilean political and legal institutions by looking at the process of democratization. Precedente Procedente, Caretas, Lima, Perú, 15 April 1999, pp. International Law and Iraq, Thirty Minute Interview for Gente de Mundo, Radio Nacional de España, 27 February 2003 transcript available.
Derecho y Desarrolo Económico, Public Lecture, the University of Huamanaga, Ayacucho, 29 March 1999. In Defence of Presidentialism: The Case of Chile, in S. The book demonstrates that, despite appearances, neither political nor legal institutions had the strength or resilience hitherto taken for granted. By putting law and the legal system at the forefront of his analysis, Julio Faundez offers a strikingly original account of a political system in which legality and the constitution played central roles in the shape and outcome of political and economic conflict from the early Independence period to the fall of the Popular Unity government in 1973. In: Democratization, Development, and Legality. International Law and the Challenge of Globalization, Inaugural Address to open the 1997 Academic Year of the Graduate Law School at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 14 March, 1997. Non-State Justice Systems in Latin America — Case Studies: Perú and Colombia, January 2003.
Faundez is co-editor in chief of the Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, and editor of the book series Law, Development, and Globalization. Employment Equity Bill South Africa , South Africa, Government Gazette, 1 December 1997, 56 pp. Taking the notion of democratization as its unifying thread, Faundez traces the complex and uneven evolution of political and legal institutions. Rachel Kleinfeld moderated the discussion. Drafting Laws in Foreign Countries, Public Lecture at the Graduate Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 17 October 1997.