In this article, the author discusses his experiences traveling to Nicaragua in May 1985, as a part of a group of American lawyers and law professors invited by the Nicaraguan Association of Democratic Justice to consult on the judicial process, as well as a revolutionary struggle within the Nicaraguan institutions responsible for criminal justice. This article addresses current criminal procedure, special tribunals, and popular anti-Somocista tribunals. It also discusses a pilot project geared to improve criminal justice issues in Nicaragua.
Thaman, Stephen C., Criminal Justice Issues in Revolutionary Nicaragua (1986). San Francisco Barrister. Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 20-23. February 1986.