The Global Expansion of Judicial Power

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The Global Expansion of Judicial Power

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In Russia, as the confrontation over the constitutional distribution of authority raged, Boris Yeltsin's economic program regularly wended its way in and out of the Constitutional Court until Yeltsin finally suspended that court in the aftermath of his clash with the hard-line parliament. In Europe, French and German legislators and executives now routinely alter desired policies in response to or in anticipation of the pronouncements of constitutional courts. In Latin America and Africa, courts are--or will be-- important participants in ongoing efforts to establish constitutional rules and policies protect new or fragile democracies from the threats of military intervention, ethnic conflict, and revolution.
This global expansion of judicial power, or judicialization of politics is accompanied by an increasing domination of negotiating or decision making arenas by quasi- judicial procedures. For better or for worse, the judicialization of politics has become one of the most significant trends of the end of the millenium.
In this book, political scientists, legal scholars, and judges around the world trace the intellectual origins of this trend, describe its occurence--or lack of occurence--in specific nations, analyze the circumstances and conditions that promote or retard judicialization, and evaluate the phenomenon from a variety of intellectual and ideological perspectives.

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C. Neal Tate is Regents Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas and coeditor of Judicial Review and Public Policy in Comparative Perspective.

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The Global Expansion of Judicial Power, so ably and perceptively compiled and edited, is a welcome addition indeed. It assesses and analyses trenchantly and sophisticatedly a cascading development that is as significant and fascinating as it is controversial and durational. A major contribution.”

-Henry J. Abraham,James Hart Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia

”An enormously rich and varied collection of essays. . . . `must' reading for current students of the judicial process.”

-Harry P. Stumpf,University of New Mexico

”A benchmark for future study in a growing field of political inquiry.”

-Choice

”An enormously rich and varied collection of essays. `Must' reading for current students of the judicial process.”

-Harry P. Stumpf,University of New Mexico

”Full of fascinating material on many aspects of the intersection of politics and law. . . . The contributions achieve a laudable consistency of quality and readability. . . . [A] real asset for the insight it provides into the configurations and interplay of judicial and other institutions in 14 diverse societies.

-The Law and Politics Book Review

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