Fighting for Justice

Common Law and Civil Law Judges: Threats and Challenges

Elizabeth Gibson-Morgan (Redaktør)

* This book provides a unique oversight of judges' work and contemporary legal challenges in Common Law and Civil Law countries, based on the legal practice and testimonies of senior members of the judiciary speaking up for justice and the law. Les mer
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* This book provides a unique oversight of judges' work and contemporary legal challenges in Common Law and Civil Law countries, based on the legal practice and testimonies of senior members of the judiciary speaking up for justice and the law.
* This book aims at contributing to restoring trust in judges as custodians of the law and justice, via a comparison between Civil and Common Law countries.
* In this book, judges of Common Law and Civil Law countries speak up for justice and the law in one powerful voice.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Judges' common threats and challenges, Elizabeth Gibson-Morgan
Part One: Judicial Independence
Chapter One: Reflections on judges in civil law and common law countries, Lord Judge
Chapter Two: A Customary Scale of Punishment; Judicial Sentencing in England and Wales, Victor Bailey
Chapter Three: National perceptions of Judges and Lawyers in the UK, Matthias Kelly
Chapter Four: Judicial independence in Spain, Ana Maria Neira-Pena and David Soto Diaz
Part Two: Judicial Diversity
Chapter Five: Diversity and Judicial Independence in Denmark, Peter Gjortler
Chapter Six: Diversity and Judicial Independence in Quebec and Canada, Michel Morin
Part Three: Access to Justice
Chapter Seven: Judging access to justice: the case of the United Kingdom and France, Geraldine Gadbin-George
Chapter Eight: Demystifying the laws and the work of judges in Wales, Milwyn Jarman
Part Four: Judicial training reform
Chapter Nine: The status and influence of judges of France and of common law jurisdictions: Recruitment, training and reform, Winston Roddick
Chapter Ten: The Declaration of Judicial Training Principles: Judicial Training 'as part of the judicial role', Benoit Chamouard
Conclusion: Elizabeth Gibson-Morgan
Bibliography
Index

Om forfatteren

Elizabeth Gibson-Morgan is Professor in Law and Languages at the University of Poitiers and at the Bordeaux Law School. She is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at King's College, London.