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Title The culture of judicial independence : conceptual foundations and practical challenges / edited by Shimon Shetreet, Christopher Forsyth.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012.

Subject Judicial independence -- Congresses.
Alt Name Shetreet, Shimon.
Forsyth, C. F.
Description 1 online resource (xlix, 639 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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 Independece (2006) -- Appendix IX. Kiev Recommendation on Judicial Independence (2010).
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004215856 (electronic bk.)
9004215859 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613334763
OCLC # 776660345
Additional Format Print version: Culture of judicial independence. Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012 9789004188334 (DLC) 2011011393 (OCoLC)710045044