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Perils of Judicial Self-Government in Transitional Societies: The Least Accountable Branch


ISBN13: 9781107112124
Published: March 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £89.99
Paperback edition not yet published, ISBN13 9781107531048



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Judicial councils and other judicial self-government bodies have become a worldwide phenomenon. Democracies are increasingly turning to them to insulate the judiciary from the daily politics, to enhance independence and ensure judicial accountability.

This book investigates the different forms of accountability and the taxonomy of mechanisms of control to determine a best practice methodology. The author expertly provides a meticulous analysis, using over 800 case studies from the Czech and Slovak disciplinary courts from 1993 to 2010 and creates a systematic framework the can be applied to future cases.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Contents:
Introduction

Part I. Judicial Accountability: Theoretical Framework:
1. The concept of judicial accountability
2. Mechanisms of judicial accountability
3. Judicial accountability and judicial councils

Part II. Holding Czech and Slovak Judges Accountable:
4. Prologue to the case studies: methodology and data reporting
5. The Czech Republic
6. Slovakia
7. Evaluation: the Czech Republic and Slovakia compared

Part III. Conclusions and Implications:
8. Judicial accountability and judicial councils: critical appraisal
Annexes.

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