December 13, 2012
By Ken Parks
Argentine President Cristina Kirchner hinted Wednesday that she might seek to overhaul the judicial system as her administration spars with the courts over the implementation of a controversial media law.
Mrs. Kirchner called for the "democratization" of the judiciary, which she described as a powerful, self-serving clique that isn't held accountable for its actions, unlike elected officials who have to answer to voters.
"I think there has to be republican control in the same way there is republican control over each branch [of government]," Mrs. Kirchner said in televised remarks.
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