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Author Hendrianto, Stefanus.

Title Law and Politics of Constitutional Courts : Indonesia and the Search for Judicial Heroes
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Series Comparative Constitutionalism in Muslim Majority States Ser
Comparative Constitutionalism in Muslim Majority States Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of tables; Cited cases: The Indonesian Constitutional Court Decisions; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Part I: Foundations; Introduction; Aggressive-bold versus prudential-minimalist heroes; The unique heroism of the first-generation court; The second-generation decline; Plan of the book; Notes; Chapter 1: Theorizing judicial heroes; Conceptual frameworks for judicial heroes; Is a judicial hero needed?; Judicial heroes and existing theories; Judicial leadership theories revisited; Two models of Aristotelian heroes
Chapter 5: A heroic social leadershipPrelude; The scope and meaning of standing doctrine in the Indonesian Constitutional Court; The battle for standing; The search for consensus on standing; The standing and "silent dissent"; The role of "silent dissent" in fostering cohesion; Conclusion; Notes; Part III: The second-generation court; Chapter 6: After the heroic court: The second-generation decline?; Prelude; The fall of Chief Justice Asshiddiqie; Mohammad Mahfud and the court he made; Chief Justice Mahfud at twilight; Conclusion: A different type of heroism; Notes
Chapter 7: Miscarriage of chief justices: The anti-heroesPrelude; The chairmanship of Akil Mochtar (2013); The chairmanship of Hamdan Zoelva (2013-2015); Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 8: A good hero is hard to find: Toward a less heroic court?; Prelude; The rise of Chief Justice Arief Hidayat; The composition of the third-generation court; Toward a less heroic court?; Ethics scandal and corruption crisis continue; Conclusion; Notes; Part IV: Conclusions; Chapter 9: Conclusion: the "heroic judicial leadership" and "second-generation decline" in comparative perspective
Intellectual vision of Jimly AsshiddiqieOvercoming the legacy of human rights abuses; Battling against privatization policies and market economy; Restructuring administrative agencies; Restructuring new judicial institutions; An intellectually superior chief justice; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 4: (Un)heroic quasi-weak-form review; Prelude; A weak judicial review approach; Prospective ruling; "Conditionally constitutional" decisions; "Progressive realization" in the right-to-education cases; "Suspended declaration of invalidity"; Unmasking quasi-weak-form review; Conclusion; Notes
The Marbury Strategy and prudential-minimalist heroesConclusion; Notes; Part II: The first-generation court; Chapter 2: The birth of the Constitutional Court: A joke that turned serious; Introduction; Brief account of Indonesian constitutional history; Why create a new constitutional court?; Establishing judicial review: Powers and jurisdictions; Institutional design of the Constitutional Court; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 3: A heroic intellectual leadership; Prelude; The rise of Jimly Asshiddiqie: From academia to judiciary; The court's humble beginnings and its challenges
Notes "The heroic judicial leadership" in comparative perspective
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Subject Constitutional courts-Indonesia
Constitutional law (Islamic law)-Indonesia
Political questions and judicial power-Indonesia
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351584928