Networking the Rule of Law: How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU

Networking the Rule of Law: How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU

by Cristina Dallara, Daniela Piana


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ISBN-13: 9781138564145
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/27/2017
Series: Studies in Modern Law and Policy Series
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Cristina Dallara is a permanent researcher at the Research Institute on Judicial Systems of the National Research Council (IRSIG-CNR) in Bologna. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Florence. She was Jean Monnet Post-doc. Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute, Italy. She has been involved with several international research projects on the role of the EU, the Council of Europe and other international organizations in promoting judicial reforms in the post-communist area. She was also involved as an expert for the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice - Council of Europe and OSCE in studies and programmes on quality of justice and judicial independence in transitional countries. Daniela Piana is Professor of Political Science at the University of Bologna and Associate Fellow at the Institut des Hautes Etudes sur la Justice in Paris. She has been carrying out comparative research on judicial policies in Western and Eastern Europe as well as on judicial systems. Recently she has worked on a comparative analysis of the intersection between judicial independence and judicial accountability in Italy. She has published extensively on rule of law, constitutional policies, courts, and managerial schemes in public prosecutor offices. Among her most recent books is Judicial Accountabilities in New Europe: from Rule of Law to Quality of Justice, Ashgate, 2010.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: actors, networking, and rule of law: a new puzzle; Rule of law between states and networks; Judicial networks and their instruments; The role of the Venice Commission in two RoL reversal cases: Hungary and Romania; The cross-fertilization of judicial training models; Transnational standards of quality of justice, domestic judicial reforms; Conclusion: networked rule of law: explaining and assessing the rule of law in action; Bibliography; Index.

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