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The independence of judges / Nils A. Engstad, Astrid Laerdal Frøseth & Bärd Tønder, eds ; cover picture Finn Graff.

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Publication:
Hague, Netherlands : Eleven International Publishing, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (357 p.)
Subjects:
Judicial independence.
Separation of powers -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An independent judiciary is crucial for upholding the rule of law and for the protection of human rights in a democratic society. The Independence of Judges is an anthology, illustrating that there is still a need for further exploration and reflection on various aspects of the principle of judicial independence. The book presents 22 articles, written from different perspectives and analyses by judges, lawyers, public prosecutors, and scientists in the areas of law, social sciences, and media science. The book's contributions provide an overview of historical developments, as well as issues of
Contents:
COVER; HALF TITLE PAGE; TITLE PAGE; COPYRIGHT; TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; FOREWORD; PART I: JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE POWERS; CHAPTER 1: THE INDEPENDENCE OF COURTS AND JUDGES AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE OTHER BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT; 1 THE RULE OF LAW AND THE INDEPENDENCE OF COURTS AND JUDGES; 2 THE CONSTITUTIONAL ROOTS OF THE COURTS IN NORWAY; 3 THE TASKS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COURTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE; 4 THE INFLUENCE AND IMPACT OF THE OTHER BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT ON THE JUDICIAL FUNCTION
5 THE NORWEGIAN COURTS ADMINISTRATION AND THE INDEPENDENCE OF COURTS AND JUDGES6 INDEPENDENCE IN RELATION TO THE MEDIA AND OTHER POWER STRUCTURES; 7 THE INDIVIDUAL JUDGE'S INDEPENDENCE IN RELATION TO PERSONAL INTERESTS, COMMITMENTS, ETC; 8 THE INDIVIDUAL JUDGE'S INDEPENDENCE WITHIN HIS OR HER COURT; 9 CONCLUSION; CHARTER 2: INDEPENDENT COURTS: A DANISH SUPREME COURT PERSPECTIVE; 1 THE HISTORY; 2 THE CONSTITUTION; 3 THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE COURTS AS PART OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE STATE; 4 THE FUNCTION OF THE SUPREME COURT TODAY; 5 CONFIDENCE, CRITICISM AND INTERFERENCE; 6 INTERNATIONALIZATION
CHARTER 3: REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUDICIARY ACCORDING TO NORWEGIAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW1 INTRODUCTION; 2 THE LEGAL FOUNDATION AND STATUS OF THE INDEPENDENCE REQUIREMENT; 3 THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE EXECUTIVE POWER; 4 BRIEF REMARKS ON OTHER THREATS TO THE INDEPENDENCE OF COURTS; 5 HAS THE REQUIREMENT OF INDEPENDENT COURTS (PRIMARILY) BEEN INTRODUCED IN THE INTEREST OF THE PARTIES, AND CAN THE PARTIES (THEREFORE) RENOUNCE THIS RIGHT?; CHARTER 4: ON THE ORIGINS OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 ENGLISH ORIGINS; 3 MONTESQUIEU'S THEORY ON THE SEPARATION OF POWERS
4 ABSOLUTISM AND JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE IN THE LATE 18TH CENTURY5 THE EARLY CONSTITUTIONS, 1776-1814; CHARTER 5: THE INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES; 1 ENGLISH LEGAL HISTORY; 2 THE THEORY OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE; CHARTER 6: JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AND THE APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES IN NORWAY; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 BACKGROUND TO THE STRUCTURE INTRODUCED IN 2001; 3 THE TASKS AND DUTIES OF THE COURTS - IN PARTICULAR THE SUPREME COURT; 4 ADVERTISING JUDICIAL VACANCIES; 5 THE NORWEGIAN COURTS ADMINISTRATION AND THE JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS BOARD; 6 THE JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS BOARD'S DUTIES AND POSITION
7 RECRUITMENT OF JUDGES8 FINANCIAL REWARDS FOR JUDGES; 9 THE CHALLENGES AHEAD; PART II: JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF THE JUDICIARY; CHAPTER 7: COURT MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL INTEGRITY: A SWEDISH JUDICIAL DILEMMA; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 COURTS, JUDGES AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN SWEDEN; 3 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS IN 2011; 4 JUDGES: AN ANONYMOUS PROFESSION; 5 JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AND PROFESSIONAL AUTONOMY; 6 HOW INDEPENDENT SHOULD JUDGES BE? THE BALANCE BETWEEN JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE EFFICIENCY; 7 CONCLUSIONS
PART III: JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE IN AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed April 14, 2014).
Contributor:
Graff, Finn, cover designer.
Tønder, Bärd, editor.
Frøseth, Astrid Laerdal, editor.
Engstad, Nils A., editor.
ISBN:
94-6094-968-1
OCLC:
876620858
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