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Anja Seibert-Fohr (ed.)

Judicial Independence in Transition


Strengthening the rule of law has become a key factor for the transition to democracy and the protection of human rights. Though its significance has materialized in international standard setting, the question of implementation is largely unexplored. This book describes judicial independence as a central aspect of the rule of law in different stages of transition to democracy. The collection of state-specific studies explores the legal situation of judiciaries in twenty states from North America, over Western, Central and South-Eastern Europe to post-Soviet states and engages in a comparative legal analysis.

2012. XIII, 1378 p.
ISBN 978-3-642-28298-0
Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg