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On Judicial Transparency, Control, and Accountability

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses some of the difficult, but fascinating, rule of law/democratic theory issues raised by the judicial approaches employed by the Cour de cassation of France, the Supreme Court of ... More


On Judicial Debate, Deliberation, and Legitimacy

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The judicial systems of France, the United States, and the European Union as represented by the Cour de cassation, Supreme Court, and the European Court of Justice, respectively, take rather ... More


Jurisdictional Competition in View of the Systematic Nature of International Courts and Tribunals

YUVAL SHANY

in The Competing Jurisdictions of International Courts and Tribunals

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274284
eISBN:
9780191718090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274284.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the systematic nature of international law and the structural relations between international courts and tribunals. It situates the relations between international courts and ... More


Concluding Postscript

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book has proposed an organisational prism for the comparative understanding of the judicial systems of France, the United States, and the European Union, one that turns on the bifurcated or ... More


The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

William Cornish, J Stuart Anderson, Ray Cocks, Michael Lobban, Patrick Polden, and Keith Smith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI 1820-1914 English Legal System is one of three volumes devoted to that period of relative peace across Europe running from the defeat ... More


France: How is the Discursive Bifurcation Maintained?: Introduction

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explains the functions of France's civil judicial system on the basis of a radical discursive bifurcation, one in which only public legislative pronouncements can officially make law, ... More


The French Bifurcation

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the Cour de cassation in France, which has generally been considered the archetype of civilian judicial theory and practice. Three major American comparative analyses — those ... More


Apples and Oranges

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter argues that the Cour de cassation of France, the Supreme Court of the United States, and the European Court of Justice are truly emblematic courts, courts whose discursive practices and ... More


Judges: Status, Career, and Activism

Carlo Guarnieri

in The Power of Judges: A Comparative Study of Courts and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298359
eISBN:
9780191685422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298359.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Even though there is a trend in all contemporary democracies towards courts increasingly playing a politically significant role, there are some important differences in its intensity and the way ... More


The Judicial System

Stephen Zamora, José RamlóN CossíO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the characteristics of Mexico's judicial system. Two fundamental principles of governmental authority, federalism and the separation of powers, give form to the basic court ... More


Parliamentary Accountability and the Judicial System

Andrew Le Sueur

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Orthodox constitutional thinking suggests that scrutiny of judicial decisions by parliamentarians would be inconsistent with judicial independence, and that ministers (in particular the Lord ... More


Public Health and the Judiciary

Daniel D. Stier and Diane M. Nicks

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the relations between public health and the judiciary, defined broadly as the U.S. court system, essential functions of the court system, essential people within the court ... More


The Power of Judges: A Comparative Study of Courts and Democracy

Carlo Guarnieri and Patrizia Pederzoli

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298359
eISBN:
9780191685422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298359.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Judicial intervention in social, economic, and political issues (‘judicialization’) has increased substantially in democracies in recent years. The change has been more dramatic in Europe than in the ... More


Italian Government

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, and Francesco Parisi

Mauro Capelletti, John Henry Meryman, and Joseph M. Perillo (eds)

in The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the Italian political system, the principal political parties, and the outlines of the judicial system as they existed in the mid- to late 1960s. There is also a brief ... More


Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937

Xiaoqun Xu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755863
eISBN:
9780804779500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book examines the Chinese judicial system and its operations in the Republican era, filling a gap in the scholarship on modern China, Chinese law, Chinese legal history, and comparative law. It ... More


Athenian Democracy in its Fullest Form

Thomas N. Mitchell

in Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300215038
eISBN:
9780300217353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215038.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews the structures and functioning of the democratic constitution in the final period when it achieved its fullest development and when the democratic ideal received its most ... More


Introduction

Carlo Guarnieri

in The Power of Judges: A Comparative Study of Courts and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298359
eISBN:
9780191685422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298359.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

To understand the specific reasons why judicial intervention in politics occurs at different speeds and intensities in different countries, a comparative analysis of a range of democratic regimes can ... More


The Lisbon Treaty and the Court of Justice

Francis G Jacobs

in EU Law after Lisbon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644322
eISBN:
9780191738173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644322.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the changes affecting the judicial system of the European Union. The chapter deals with changes in the institutional provisions, including a series of significant extensions in ... More


The Lisbon Treaty, the Court of Justice and the Rule of Law

Francis G Jacobs

in From Single Market to Economic Union: Essays in Memory of John A. Usher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695706
eISBN:
9780191741302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695706.003.0019
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter evaluates both the functioning and access to the Court of Justice, and frames these against non-negotiable criteria that come from the rule of law. It studies the Lisbon Treaty, which ... More


The Compassion Trade: Punishment, Costume, Sympathy, 1800–1801

Eric Hayot

in The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, modernity, and Chinese Pain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377965
eISBN:
9780199869435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377965.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Asian History

This chapter provides an extensive reading of George Henry Mason's The Punishments of China (1801). Mason's book, which appeared in a series of illustrated volumes on the “Costume of Various ... More


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