This article provides a survey of the best international practices based on the judicial reform experiences of 82 (eighty two) countries worldwide, all based on field research conducted by the author founded on the jurimetric analysis of key impact indicators. The sample of countries supporting the article´s conclusions include civil, common, and Islamic jurisdictions. The piece also addresses the institutional political and social pre-conditions that have later made legal-judicial reforms more feasible in their implementation and more likely to show positive results. Moreover, the piece addresses those reforms that have been able to reduce the gap between the law in the books vs. the law in action.
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