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Title Judicial independence in transition / Anja Seibert-Fohr (ed.) ; Lydia Friederike Müller [and others] (assistant editors)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 1378 pages)
Series Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht, 0172-4770 ; Bd. 233
Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht ; Bd. 233
Contents Introduction The Challenge of Transition / Anja Seibert-Fohr -- Part 1. Judicial Independence in Comparative Analysis -- Judicial Independence: Structure, Context, Attitude / Vicki C. Jackson -- Judicial Accountability and Conduct: An Overview / Giuseppe Di Federico -- Part 2. New Challenges in Established Democracies -- The Persistent Politics of Judicial Selection: A Comparative Analysis / Graham Gee -- Judicial Independence in England and Wales / Sophie Turenne -- Judicial Independence in Sweden / Joakim Nergelius and Dominik Zimmermann -- Judicial Independence in The Netherlands / Roel de Lange -- Judicial Independence in France / Antoine Garapon and Harold Epineuse -- Judicial Independence in Belgium / Benoît Allemeersch, André Alen and Benjamin Dalle -- Judicial Independence in Italy / Giuseppe Di Federico -- Judicial Independence in Switzerland / Regina Kiener -- Judicial Independence in Germany / Anja Seibert-Fohr -- Judicial Independence in the United States of America / Russell Wheeler -- Judicial Independence in Canada: A Critical Overview / Fabien Gélinas -- Part 3. Transitional Processes in New Member States of the EU -- Judicial Administration Reforms in Central-Eastern Europe: Lessons to be Learned / Zdeněk Kühn -- The Drive for Judicial Supremacy / Cristina E. Parau -- Judicial Independence in Poland / Adam Bodnar and Łukasz Bojarski -- Judicial Independence in Estonia / Timo Ligi -- Judicial Independence in Hungary / Zoltán Fleck -- Judicial Independence in Romania / Ramona Coman and Cristina Dallara
Part 4. Obstacles for Transition in Post-Soviet States -- Judicial Reforms in Post-Soviet Countries -- Good Intentions with Flawed Results? / Angelika Nußberger -- The Accountability of Judges in Post Communist States: From Bureaucratic to Professional Accountability / Peter H. Solomon -- Judicial Administration in Transitional Eastern Countries / Lydia F. Müller -- Judicial Independence in the Russian Federation / Olga Schwartz and Elga Sykiainen -- Judicial Independence in the Republic of Belarus / Alexander Vashkevich -- Judicial Independence in Moldova / Nadejda Hriptievschi and Sorin Hanganu -- Independence of the Judiciary in Armenia / Grigor Mouradian -- Judicial Independence in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan: A Legislative Overview / Maksat Kachkeev -- Part 5. Conclusion: Judicial Independence in Transition -- Judicial Independence -- The Normativity of an Evolving Transnational Principle / Anja Seibert-Fohr
Summary Annotation Strengthening the rule of law has become a key factor for the transition to democracy and the protection of human rights. Though its significance has materialized in international standard setting, the question of implementation is largely unexplored. This book describes judicial independence as a central aspect of the rule of law in different stages of transition to democracy. The collection of state-specific studies explores the legal situation of judiciaries in twenty states from North America, over Western, Central and South-Eastern Europe to post-Soviet states and engages in a comparative legal analysis. Through a detailed account of the current situation it takes stocks, considers advances in and shortcomings of judicial reform and offers advice for future strategies. The book shows that the implementation of judicial independence requires continuous efforts, not only in countries in transition but also in established democracies which are confronted with ever new challenges
Analysis Law
Public International Law
Fundamentals of Law
Subject Judicial independence.
Form Electronic book
Author Seibert-Fohr, Anja.
Müller, Lydia Friederike.
ISBN 3642282997 (electronic bk.)
9783642282997 (electronic bk.)