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Title Judicial Politics and Policy-making in Western Europe
Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (169 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Notes on Contributors; Judges, Courts and Policy-Making in Western Europe; Judicial Politics in Britain: Patrolling the Boundaries; Where Judicial Politics Are Legislative Politics: The French Constitutional Council; Judicial Policy-Making in Germany: The Federal Constitutional Court; Judicial Policy-Making in Italy: The Constitutional Court; Judicial Policy-Making in the Netherlands: The Case-by-Case Method; Judicial Politics in Belgium; The European Court of Justice: Supranational Policy-Making
The Court of Justice of the European Community and the Politics of Institutional ReformJudicial Policy-Making and the Evolving Protection of Human Rights: The European Court of Human Rights in Comparative Perspective; Index
Summary Focusing on the intersection of politics and law in six western European countries and in two supra-national bodies, the contributors here aim to debunk the myth that judges are merely ""la bouche de la loi"" and analyze similiarities in policy-making of the judiciaries from one nation to the next
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Subject Judicial process -- Europe
Political questions and judicial power -- Europe
Judicial process.
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
LAW -- Legal Services.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
Political questions and judicial power.
Form Electronic book
Author Volcansek, Mary L., 1948-
ISBN 1135193622