RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a survey released yesterday, December 2nd, in Rio de Janeiro by the Association of Brazilian Magistrates (AMB) and the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV), 64 percent of the population see court sluggishness and red-tape as the main factors that most discourage people from seeking justice.
In addition, 28 percent consider that lack of motivation is justifiable since judicial decisions only favor the wealthy and powerful.
On the other hand, 83 percent of people believe that the Judiciary is important or very important for democracy and 59 percent believe that resorting to justice is . . .