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Factors Influencing the Use of Comparative Arguments by Courts

Michal Bobek

in Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680382
eISBN:
9780191760280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680382.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

Whether or not judges use comparative arguments is determined by a complex interplay of a number of legal and extra-legal factors within each legal system. The chapter introduces and discusses a ... More


Judicial Performance, Membership, and Design at the Court of Justice

Damian Chalmers

in Selecting Europe's Judges: A Critical Review of the Appointment Procedures to the European Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727781
eISBN:
9780191794117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727781.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter argues, through an analysis of the history of the professional backgrounds of the Court of Justice, that the absence of a clear vision for the function and direction of the Court of ... More


‘Towards a better Ireland’:1 Donal Barrington and the Irish Constitution

Tomás Finn

in Judges, politics and the Irish Constitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526114556
eISBN:
9781526124241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114556.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Tomás Finn’s chapter is concerned with the consideration that Donal Barrington, a judge and public intellectual, gave to the Constitution, the basic law of the country, and the balance its Articles ... More


The Legitimization Strategies of International Judges: The Case of the European Court of Human Rights

Mikael Rask Madsen

in Selecting Europe's Judges: A Critical Review of the Appointment Procedures to the European Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727781
eISBN:
9780191794117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727781.003.0013
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

By going beyond the mainstream normative political theoretical discussion of the legitimacy of European or international courts, this chapter suggests that international courts legitimize themselves ... More


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