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Title Judicial reform in Latin America and the Caribbean : proceedings of a World Bank conference / edited by Malcolm Rowat, Waleed Haider Malik, and Maria Dakolias.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [1995]

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Series World Bank technical paper, 0253-7494 ; no. 280
World Bank technical paper ; no. 280.
Subject Law reform -- Latin America.
Law reform -- Caribbean Area.
Law and economic development.
Alt Name Rowat, Malcolm, 1945-
Malik, Waleed Haider, 1957-
Dakolias, Maria, 1965-
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xiii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585275521 (electronic bk.) : $22.00
OCLC # 45733374
Additional Format Original (DLC) 95006392 (OCoLC)32089105.
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Sri-Ram Aiyer 
 Preface / Malcolm Rowat 
 Contributors and Participants 
 Overview / Waleed H. Malik1
1Economic Development and Judicial Reform / Shahid Javed Burki11
2Legal Framework for Development: The World Bank's Role in Legal and Judicial Reform / Ibrahim F. I. Shihata13
3Judicial Reform in Latin America and the Caribbean: Operational Implications for the Bank / Malcolm Rowat16
4Legal Systems and Economic Performance: The Empirical Evidence / Beatrice Weder21
5Tort Liability and Economic Performance: Research Challenges / Steven Garber27
6Unification of Procedural Law in Judicial Reform / Marcel Leon Storme41
7Legal Reform in Uruguay: General Code of Procedure / Enrique Tarigo48
8Governance and Administration of the Courts in Latin America / Robert W. Page, Jr.55
9Court Organization and Court Reform Experiences in Latin America / Jesse Casaus59
10Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Experiences in the United States / Whitmore Gray65
11Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Lessons of the Argentine Experience / Gladys Stella Alvarez78
12Access to Justice / Bryant G. Garth88
13The Justice of the Peace as an Alternative: Experiences with Conciliation in Peru / Hans-Jurgen Brandt92
14The Role of Bar Associations in Judicial Reform / Pedro J. Mantellini Gonzalez103
15Training Programs for Judges / Rogelio Perez Perdomo108
16Legal Education in Changing Societies / Neil Gold113
17Judicial Reform in Singapore: Reducing Backlogs and Court Delays / Ng Peng Hong127
18Reform of the Civil Code, the Legal Aid System, and Technology in the Administration of Justice in Quebec / Yvon Mercier134
19Judicial Reform in the United States: Fairfax Circuit Court's Case Tracking System / Richard J. Jamborsky150
20Judicial Reform in the Basque Provinces of Spain / Mikel Elorza Urbina152
21Strategic Planning within the Justice System in the United Kingdom: Organizational Theory / Peter Graham Harris157
22Judicial Reform in Venezuela / Pedro Miguel Reyes165
23Judicial Reform in Jamaica / Edward Zacca169
24Judicial Reform in Brazil / Jose Renato Nalini172
25Judicial Reform in Argentina / Elena Highton, Elias Jassan176
26Judicial Reform in Peru / Fernando Vega Santa Gadea184
27Judicial Reform in Ecuador / Jaime Espinoza Ramirez, Esteban Moreno192
28Modernization of Judicial Systems in Developing Countries: The Case of Chile / Luis Manriquez Reyes195
29Improving the Administration of Justice in Costa Rica / Hernando Paris Rodriquez199
30Judicial Reform in Bolivia / Guillermo Arancibia Lopez209
31The Role of the Judicial Reform Conference in Dissemination / Sri-Ram Aiyer215
32Judicial Reform in Developing Countries and the Role of the World Bank / Ibrahim F. I. Shihata219