An Alternative Path to Rule of Law? Thailand's Twenty-First Century Administrative Courts

@article{Munger2019AnAP,
  title={An Alternative Path to Rule of Law? Thailand's Twenty-First Century Administrative Courts},
  author={Frank W. Munger and Frank W. Peerawich Vorapitchaya Thoviriyavej and Frank W. Peerawich Vorapitchaya Rabiablok},
  journal={Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={26},
  pages={133 - 171}
}
New courts in Asia’s rapidly developing states offer an opportunity to understand how a court system takes root in a society. This article presents a case study of the development of administrative court structure, functions, and practice in Thailand: Southeast Asia’s newest system of administrative courts. Thailand’s new courts are not an isolated example. Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Asia and elsewhere, colonial rulers and traditional elites adapted European or… CONTINUE READING