Open Justice in Latin America: Judiciary Websites Under Scrutiny

Information technology has reached the judiciary branch, we knowvery little about the impact, challenges and pitfalls of this new adoption. The purpose of this paper is to explore this impact on a different government branch: the judiciary. And focus on the open justice new field of research using some metrics approach at the website portals in the Latin America region. An assessment mode we tested on this region, which has been developed by Sandoval & Gil-García [14] has been used to assess a sample of 25 countries during the month of July, 2015. Findings reveal a great disparity among the different countries in the region and their initial stage of becoming part of the open justice trend.

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Sandoval-Almazan, R., & Valle-Cruz, D. (2016). Open Justice in Latin America: Judiciary Websites Under Scrutiny. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (pp. 287–290). ACM. http://doi.org/10.1145/2910019.2910088