The Judge In A Democracy

Author: Aharon Barak
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400827043
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These are the questions that one of the world's foremost judges and legal theorists, Aharon Barak, poses in this book. In fluent prose, Barak sets forth a powerful vision of the role of the judge.

Judges In Contemporary Democracy

Author: Justice Stephen Breyer
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814789714
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Judges in Contemporary Democracy offers a rare and intimate glimpse into the powers and the role of judges in today's society.

Comparative Matters

Author: Ran Hirschl
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191023892
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92 Barak, The Judge in A Democracy (n 91), 198. 93 Barak, The Judge in A
Democracy (n 91), 200. 94 Barak, The Judge in A Democracy (n 91), 197. 95
Barak, The Judge in A Democracy (n 91), 202. 96 Barak, The Judge in A
Democracy (n 91), 203. 97 Aharon Barak, endorsement of Donald Kommers and
Russell Miller, The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the Federal Republic of
Germany (3rd edn, Duke University Press, 2012). 98 Barak, The Judge in A
Democracy (n 91), 203.

Judge Dredd Storylines

Author: General Books LLC
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781155798639
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" The first Democracy story, "Letter From a Democrat," is co-writer Alan Grant's favourite Dredd story. All of the stories in the "Democracy" arc were written by Wagner or under his direction.

The Jury And Democracy

Author: John Gastil
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199888531
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robbery trial at the Kent Regional Justice Center recalled the judge thanking him
and his fellow jurors “despite the defense pleading guilty,” thereby “eliminating
the need for a trial.” The judge said that “we had none the less done our civic duty
and we should all feel proud.” Hung juries also got a pat on the back. For
instance, a woman who took more than two weeks off from a fulltime job served
on a jury that remained hung after twelve hours of jury deliberation on a murder

Legitimacy And Trust In Criminal Law Policy And Justice

Author: Professor Nina Peršak
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472426061
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However, its practical application in criminal law shows substantial differences in
the understanding of criminal law, especially as regards criminal procedure in the
member states. such differences and their accommodation (in cross-border
cooperation) through an automatic mutual recognition system could challenge
the classical role of a judge in a modern democracy, as well as his/her legitimacy
and the perception of legitimacy of his/ her decisions. an uncritical application of
mutual ...

Corruption And Democracy

Publisher: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287163554
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Thereafter, it was for the judge to organise his or her life to perform the judicial
duties in accordance with that oath. To the credit of most judges in democratic
countries, they recognised that a form of life and conduct more severe and
restricted than that of ordinary people was required of them. Some even
considered it to be monastic in many of its qualities. In more recent times,
however, as the judicial function expanded beyond dispute resolution, and
judges were called upon to ...

Ethics And Human Rights In A Globalized World

Author: Klaus Hoffmann-Holland
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161499920
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The Role of a Judge in a Democracy1 Aharon Barak I. Introduction I am not a
philosopher. I am not a political scientist. I am a judge - a judge in the highest
court of my country's legal system. So I ask myself a question that many supreme
court judges - and, in fact, many judges on all courts in modern democracies- ask
themselves2: what is my role as a judge? Certainly it is my role - and the role of
every judge - to decide the dispute before me. Certainly it is my role, as a
member of my ...

Democratic Incongruities

Author: D. Judge
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137317299
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This book analyses the mismatches in democratic theories and between theory and practice in British representative democracy.

Der Einzelne Im Europ Ischen Verwaltungsrecht

Author: Johannes Saurer
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161519581
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... 117 (118 ff); A. Barak, The Judge in a Democracy, 2006, S. 81. * Charta der
Vereinten Nationen vom 26. Juni 1945, BGBl. 1973 II S.431; Allgemeine
Erklärung der Menschenrechte vom 10. Dezember 1948, UN-Resolution 217 A (
III); Europäische Menschenrechtskonvention vom 4. November 1950, BGBl. 1952
IIS.685,686,953. * Charta der Grundrechte der Europäischen Union, proklamiert
am 7.12.2000, ABl. 2000, C364/1; verabschiedet am 12. Dezember 2007, ABl.
2007, C303/1.