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Judicial Independence at the Crossroads

Judicial Independence at the Crossroads
An Interdisciplinary Approach

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June 2002 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book provides a path-breaking, interdisciplinary collection of essays by leading scholars on the contentious issues of judicial independence and federal judicial selection.
Reconsidering Judicial Independence
Stephen B. Burbank, Barry Friedman & Deborah Goldberg
Stephen B. Burbank & Barry Friedman
Reconsidering Judicial Independence
The Meaning of Judicial Independence: Theoretical Dimensions
Lewis A. Kornhauser
Is Judicial Independence a Useful Concept?
Edward Rubin
Independence as a Governance Mechanism
Theory and Evidence
Terri Jennings Peretti
Does Judicial Independence Exist? The Lessons of Social Science Research
Charles M. Cameron
Judicial Independence: How Can You Tell It When You See It? And, Who Cares?
Charles H. Franklin
Behavioral Factors Affecting Judicial Independence
Charles Gardner Geyh
Customary Independence
Comparative Dimensions
Lee Epstein, Jack Knight & Olga Shvetsova
Selecting Selection Systems
Kim Lane Schepple
Declarations of Independence
Appendix: Conference Participants
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Appendix A: Conference Participants

" The authors provide an excellent examination of judicial independence that tends to raise more questions than answers…a fascinating book that raises important questions about a concept that is often used, but that is poorly understood… I would highly recommend this book for all scholars of public law because of its richness of information as well as how the essays call into question the common assumptions about what judicial independence is and how it can be protected"

The Law and Politics Book Review

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