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Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Cristina E. Parau

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Studies of the fate of Judiciaries in post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have been rare and attempts at causal explanation rarer. This study found that interlocked transnational ... More


Jeffersonian and Jacksonian Democracy: Reorganization

Justin Crowe

in Building the Judiciary: Law, Courts, and the Politics of Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152936
eISBN:
9781400842575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152936.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the reorganization of the federal judiciary from the beginning of Thomas Jefferson's second term as president in 1805 until just prior to the Compromise of 1850. During the ... More


Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Henry E. Hale and Robert W. Orttung (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the prospects for advancing reform in Ukraine in the wake of the February 2014 Euromaidan revolution. It examines six crucial areas of reform: identity-memory divides, corruption, ... More


The U.S Supreme Court versus the States

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the various decisions handed down by the US Supreme Court, under Section 25 of the Judiciary Act of 1789, that dealt with federal state relations. Emphasis is placed on United ... More


Introduction: Argument and methods

Cristina E. Parau

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter defines the monograph's scope of inquiry – to elucidate the origins of Judiciary branch institutions in the newly democratizing countries of Central and Eastern Europe – and sets out its ... More


The ambit of the Network Community

Cristina E. Parau

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter explores the Network Community’s historical antecedents and presents an inventory of its membership and other key resources arisen from networking and constituting the basis of their ... More


Conclusions

Cristina E. Parau

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter concludes the volume. In normative terms, the Judiciary revisions imposed on CEE since 1989 (and now the West) exhibit an unmistakable pattern: they transfer political power away from ... More


Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Wai-man Lam and Percy Luen-tim Lui (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This new and fully revised edition of Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics critically assesses the main strands of continuity and change in Hong Kong's government and politics since the ... More


The Judiciary

Benny Y.T. Tai

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the fundamental principles of the HKSAR's legal system, which include a common law system, rule of law, judicial independence, and the protection of human rights. It then ... More


The Second Act: Divided Republican Support and Flawed Result

John Syrett

in The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Republican differences over the Second Confiscation Act reveal the limits of the radicals' influence in the Thirty-seventh Congress, at least on confiscation. The Senate Judiciary Committee, ... More


The Moral Architect

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the fall of 1973 Drinan sat down for a long interview with editor Alan Westin for the Civil Liberties Review. It was a friendly interview that focused on the work of the Judiciary Committee, and ... More


“An Eel by the Tail”

Mark David Hall

in Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929849
eISBN:
9780199980574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929849.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers in detail Sherman's contributions at the Federal Convention of 1787. Sherman was an effective advocate for a stronger national government possessing carefully enumerated ... More


Revisiting The Role of the Judiciary in Plural Societies (1987): A Quarter-Century Retrospective on Public Interest Litigation in India and the Global South

Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, and Arun K. Thiruvengadam

in Comparative Constitutionalism in South Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081760
eISBN:
9780199082360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081760.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This essay revisits a classic work in the field of comparative public interest law, in relation to its conclusions on the potential of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) for countries in the global ... More


Ukraine’s Politicized Courts

Maria Popova

in Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Many other aspects of reform, including economic reform and democratization, depend in large part on a functioning judicial system. Maria Popova’s findings reported in this chapter on politicized ... More


Courts in the New Nation: A Tempestuous Beginning

Eric M. Freedman

in Making Habeas Work: A Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479870974
eISBN:
9781479802470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870974.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Judicial independence as a corollary of checks and balances had a difficult start after Independence. Judges were closely identified with the Crown and the common law they administered had no visible ... More


Institutional Adaptation to Legal Bilingualism

in The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761642
eISBN:
9780804772358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761642.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the institutional responses that the Hong Kong Judiciary derived in the face of the challenges posed by legal bilingualism. Legal professionals justify new practices to delimit ... More


Not civil enough

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

in Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139316
eISBN:
9789888180189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139316.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter chiefly examines the roles of the media, judiciary and civil society in Malaysia and Singapore. It points to the fact that the media in Malaysia and Singapore do play a large part in ... More


The Substitution of Gerald R. Ford

John D. Feerick

in The Twenty-Fifth Amendment: Its Complete History and Application

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823252008
eISBN:
9780823252879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823252008.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the appointment of Gerald R. Ford as Vice President, following the resignation of Spiro Agnew. With the imminence of a vice-presidential nomination under the Twenty-Fifth ... More


2002 Draft III: Judiciary, Rights and Substantive Provisions

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter, the third of three chapters examining the SNP’s 2002 constitutional text, addresses the judiciary, rights, and substantive provisions of the constitution. As well as examining ... More


Institutional Reform

Ibrahim Fraihat

in Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Drawing on the relevant literature, this chapter argues that Libya, Tunisia, and Yemen will have to undertake comprehensive institutional reforms for their transitions to succeed, especially in the ... More


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