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By Tom Ginsburg
Judges are society's elders and experts, our masters and mediators. We depend on them to dispense justice with integrity, deliberation, and efficiency. Yet judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the power of the purse or the sword. They must rely almost entirely on their reputations to secure compliance with...
The Court of Justice of the European Union CJEU is one of the central institutions of the EU and has played a decisive role in European integration.
Judicial authority is constituted by everyday practices of individual judicial officers, balancing the obligations of formal law and procedure with the distinctive interactional demands of lower courts.
Maps the roles in governance that courts are undertaking and how they matter in the political life of these nations.
By Justin Crowe
How did the federal judiciary transcend early limitations to become a powerful institution of American governance? This book uncovers the causes and consequences of judicial institution-building in the United States from the commencement of the new government in 1789 through the close of the twentieth century.
American Politicians Confront the Court: Opposition Politics and Changing Responses to Judicial Power
Engel examines changing politicians' perceptions of the threat posed by opposition and how it influenced manipulations of judicial authority.