xlix, 639 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9789004188334 hardback alkaline paper 9004188339 hardback alkaline paper
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Pt. I. The significance of the independence of the judiciary General introduction Creating a culture of judicial independence : the practical challenge and the conceptual and constitutional infrastructure / Shimon Shetreet The failure of institutions : the South African Judicial Service Commission and the Hlophe saga / Christopher Forsyth Independence of the judiciary : the European perspective / Marcel Storme A fresh start : the four pillars of civil justice / Neil Andrews Pt. II. The judiciary and the other branches of government Judicial independence and the rule of law : exploring the European experience / Carlo Guarnieri and Daniela Piana The rule of law vs. the rule of judges : a Brandesian solution / Stephen Goldstein The threats to judicial independence : experiences from the Commonwealth / Cyrus Das Corruption and judicial independence / Hiram E. Chodosh Judicial independence in the face of violence / Wayne McCormack Judicial independence and judicial hubris / Maimon Schwarzschild Pt. III. Judicial independence in international law and national law The independence and impartiality of the 'international judiciary' / James Crawford and Joe McIntyre The independence of international judges in national courts : lessons from Bosnia Herzegovina / David Feldman The impact of the ECHR jurisprudence on the Austrian practice in the field of judicial independence / Walter Rechberger The independence of international arbitrators / H.E. Markus Buechel Judicial independence as an indicator of international court effectiveness : a goal-based approach / Yuval Shany. Separation of powers and the international judiciary : a vision of institutional judicial independence in international law / Michael Bohlander Pt. IV. Judicial appointment, judicial conduct and judicial accountability The Supreme Court of Canada appointment process : chronology, context and reform / Irwin Cotler The system of the judicial appointment in Poland : a question of the legitimacy and of the judicial power / Fryderyk Zoll Courts and the media : opening new doors : current aspects of court - media interaction in Israel / Eliezer Rivlin Independence and judicial discipline : the Italian Code of Judicial Conduct / Daniela Cavallini The age of judicial responsibility : the retirement and resignation of appellate court judges / Louis Blom-Cooper Standards of judicial behaviour and the impact of codes of conduct / Anton Cooray Pt. V. Country studies of judicial independence Judicial independence : the British experience / Neil Andrews A recent challenge to judicial independence in Sri Lanka : the issue of the Constitutional Council / Chandra R. de Silva Challenges of judicial independence : an Australian perspective / H.P. Lee Shrinking legal aid, unrepresented litigants and judicial independence / Avrom Sherr The Northern Irish judiciary in times of crisis : the Diplock courts / Sophie Turrene The challenge of judicial independence and the experience of Pakistan / Tassaduq Hussain Jillani The relevance for Brazil of international standards of judicial independence / Ada Pellegrini Grinover The role of law in society in developing countries / Chandra R. de Silva The Supreme Court and supremacy of the judiciary in India / K. K. Venugopal Pt. VI. The Mt. Scopus international standards of judicial independence : the innovative concepts and the formulation of a consensus in a legal culture of diversity / Shimon Shetreet. Pt. VII. Text of the international standards of judicial independence. Appendix I. Mount Scopus International Standards of Judicial Independence (2008) Appendix II. Draft standards of the Mt. Scopus standards of judicial independence Appendix III. IBA Code of Minimum Standards of Judicial Independence (1982) Appendix IV. UN Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary (1985) Appendix V. Commonwealth (Latimer House) Principles on the Three Branches of Government (2003) Appendix VI. Tokyo Principles of the Independence of the Judiciary in the LAWASIA region (1982) Appendix VII. Universal Declaration on the Independence of Justice (Montreal 1983) Appendix VIII. Bangalore Principles of Judicial Independence (2006) Appendix IX. Kiev Recommendation on Judicial Independence (2010).
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Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012.