Latin-American Judicial system

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Most but not all Latin American jurisdictions have a legal system based in civil law, but each country within Latin America has a wholly unique legal system. The civil law countries of Latin America simply share a “family resemblance” in that many evolved from the Spanish and the Portuguese yet “they do not have a common essence, but rather interrelate with each other in a complex manner.” Most of Latin-American Trials are written, civil rights, labor matters, and family matters also. Majority oral cases are criminal cases.