Judicial Independence at the Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Approach / Edition 1

Judicial Independence at the Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Approach / Edition 1

by Stephen B. Burbank
     
 

Concerned that scholars in various disciplines were talking past each other and that policy debates concerning judicial independence were impoverished, the editors convened a conference of scholars from the disciplines of law, political science, history, economics and sociology. Judicial Independence at the Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Approach is a

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Concerned that scholars in various disciplines were talking past each other and that policy debates concerning judicial independence were impoverished, the editors convened a conference of scholars from the disciplines of law, political science, history, economics and sociology. Judicial Independence at the Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Approach is a collection of essays reflecting the disciplinary perspectives of the authors and the shared understanding that emerged from the conference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761926573
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/02/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Reconsidering Judicial Independence
Introduction - Stephen B. Burbank, Barry Friedman & Deborah Goldberg
Reconsidering Judicial Independence - Stephen B. Burbank & Barry Friedman
The Meaning of Judicial Independence: Theoretical Dimensions
Is Judicial Independence a Useful Concept? - Lewis A. Kornhauser
Independence as a Governance Mechanism - Edward Rubin
Theory and Evidence
Does Judicial Independence Exist? The Lessons of Social Science Research - Terri Jennings Peretti
Judicial Independence: How Can You Tell It When You See It? And, Who Cares? - Charles M. Cameron
Behavioral Factors Affecting Judicial Independence - Charles H. Franklin
Customary Independence - Charles Gardner Geyh
Comparative Dimensions
Selecting Selection Systems - Lee Epstein, Jack Knight & Olga Shvetsova
Declarations of Independence - Kim Lane Schepple
Appendix: Conference Participants
Index
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Appendix A: Conference Participants

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