Public Justice, Private Dispute Resolution and DemocracyComparative Research in Law & Political Economy
Research Paper Number18/2008
- Dispute resolution (law),
- Justice, Administration of,
AbstractThis paper is about the widespread and systematic privatization of the public civil justice system. In particular, it: (1) documents the move to privatize civil disputes across all aspects of the justice system (including courts, administrative tribunals and state-sanctioned arbitration regimes), (2) looks at some of the benefits and drawbacks of privatization, specifically including negative impacts on systems of democratic governance, and (3) identifies justice - rather than efficiency - as the primary benchmark by which civil justice reform initiatives should be judged.
Citation InformationTrevor C. W. Farrow. "Public Justice, Private Dispute Resolution and Democracy" (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/trevor_farrow/34/