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Making law matter : environmental protection and legal institutions in Brazil

Author: Lesley K McAllister
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Brazilian Ministrio Publico refashioned itself in the 1980s into a powerful defender of citizen rights in environmental protection, as well as in other areas such as disability rights consumer protection and anticorruption. This book explores the Ministrio Publico as a model for other developing countries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
7 Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McAllister, Lesley K. (Lesley Krista), 1970-
Making law matter.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law Books, ©2008
(DLC) 2008006698
(OCoLC)192109760
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley K McAllister
ISBN: 9780804783101 0804783101
OCLC Number: 609321299
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 264 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Environmental protection and the rule of law --
Strong laws, weak agencies --
Becoming environmental prosecutors --
Confronting impunity --
Making agencies accountable --
Making justice accessible --
Effective enforcement : Brazil and beyond.
Responsibility: Lesley K. McAllister.

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Making Law Matter presents the first book-length treatment of an innovative prosecutorial institution, the Brazilian Ministrio Publico, which refashioned itself in the 1980s into a powerful defender  Read more...

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