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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/31331

Title: Judicial Corruption in the Peruvian Judicial System: Ways to Resolve the Problem by Applying the Economic Analysis of Law
Authors: Mariluz, Lizeth
Advisor: Yoon, Albert
Department: Law
Keywords: Judiciary
Economic Analysis of Law
Corruption
Issue Date: 14-Dec-2011
Abstract: Judicial Corruption has been one the most serious problems in Latin America and particularly, within the Peruvian state for a long period of time. Accordingly, many judicial reforms were attempted by different governments –democratic and non democratic- in order to definitively resolve the problem. However, none of such attempts succeed and judicial corruption is now chronic in the Peruvian society. Taking into account this scenario, the following investigation proposes the application of the Economic Analysis of Law in order to find concrete ways to fight and end judicial corruption. For that purpose we will mainly apply the economic concepts of incentives and human behavior in order to detect the causes of judicial corruption, the obstacles to achieve a real reform, and principally, to propose concrete measures aimed to address the problem.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/31331
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