The judge in a democracy /
- Publication info:
- Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2008.
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- Corporate Subject:
- The judge in a democracy / Aharon Barak.
- Main Author:
- Barak, Aharon.
Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2008
- Item Description:
Originally published: 2006.
- Physical Description:
xxi, 332 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
9780691136158 (pbk.)9780691120171 (hbk.)0691136157 (pbk.)069112017X (hbk.)
Table of Contents
- pt. 1. The role of the judge.
- Bridging the gap between law and society
- Protecting the Constitution and democracy
- pt. 2. The means of realizing the judicial role.
- Preconditions for realizing the judicial role
- The meaning of means
- The development of the common law
- Balancing and weighing
- Non-justiciability, or "political questions"
- Comparative law
- The judgment
- pt. 3. The relationship between the court and the other branches of the state.
- Tension among the branches
- The relationship between the judiciary and the legislature
- The relationship between the judiciary and the executive
- pt. 4. Evaluation of the role of a judge in a democracy
- Acivism and self-restraint
- The judicial role and the problem of terrorism
- The role of the judge: theory, practice, and the future.