Justice, (Dis)Order and Groups Outside the Law: Cross-Views on Brazil, Mexico and Colombia

Hector Olasolo, Eric Lair, Lucia Carcano

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The actions of organized armed groups in Latin America are not limited to
the performance of transnational crimes, but with some degree of acceptance,
these groups impose a coercive community justice, of a vertical nature within the community.
of the communities in which they operate. In this way, the cases of Brazil, Mexico and
Colombia to show how this situation, far from being the exception, has become a reality.
the norm in the Latin American continent.
Translated title of the contributionJusticia, (des)orden y grupos al margen de la ley: miradas cruzadas sobre Brasil, México y Colombia
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-80
JournalAnuario Iberoamericano de Derecho Internacional Penal
StatePublished - 2018

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