The importance of controlling Leviathan

Adriana García García* In the mid-17th century, the English philosopher Thomas Hobbes used the image of a biblical monster, the Leviathan, to illustrate the power of the State and its function of maintaining social order. It has since remained a symbol of fear-invoking power and unmatched sovereign strength. The foundation for the potentially monstrous power […]

Economic Actors and Transitional Justice Policies in Latin America

Nelson Camilo Sánchez* Versión en español aquí. A few days ago, the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (la Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz, JEP), the transitional tribunal established in Colombia by the peace agreements signed in 2016, issued a very important decision providing clarification for cases of civilians murdered during the conflict who were presented to the government […]