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Short answer, no. Articles 68-70 of Argentina's constitution effectively provide for legislative immunity while in office. There are two issues with your plans to sue: 68 protects the legislature for opinions and speeches (such as approval of an unconstitutional law).68 appears particularly troublesome to your lawsuit, as it covers conduct that occurred ...


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It looks like this is covered by article 34 of the criminal code you linked: ARTICULO 34. - No son punibles: [...] El que obrare en defensa propia o de sus derechos, siempre que concurrieren las siguientes circunstancias: a) Agresión ilegítima; b) Necesidad racional del medio empleado para impedirla o repelerla; c) Falta de ...


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Yes and no. Unlike prosecutors in countries like the United States, but like other civil law countries, prosecutors in Argentina have a legal duty to prosecute all crimes, and in general, do not have the authority to unilaterally determine that a law is unconstitutional (ordinary courts in Argentina also lack the authority to judicially review the ...


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There are two things that bind any given branch of a constitutional government to the dictates of another branch: The dictates of the constitution itself. The will of the people. The first one, however, has only the force that each branch and its constituent members give it. If the Executive branch collectively decides to selectively (or wholly) ignore the ...


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Anti-bribery statutes are common throughout the world, including in Latin America. However, if the law conflicts with the culture, the culture wins. That is to say, if a system is endemically corrupt it is unlikely that such a system can adequately police corruption.


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This article summarizes the status of precedent in Argentine law, which appears to be "special". As he says, there is a system of (very) "soft precedent", and the Argentine Supreme Court has repeatedly said that lower courts are not obliged to follow their rulings, but if you don't you run the risk of your decisions being struck down. Which seems to mean ...


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