Has been emphasis upon judicial accountability at the expense of judicial independence with the attitude of the public being that public officials in the judiciary are not 12 colleen cox, the nature of judicial independence movement , thesis, university of arizona, masters. The apex judicial resolution attached to balakrishnan’s better says: “every judge should make a declaration of his/her or spouse/dependents’ assets within a reasonable time of assuming office. Problems in judicial accountability but are independence and accountability anti-thesis of each other judicial independence is not an end itself judicial accountability helps safeguard the independence and integrity of the judges sometimes judicial accountability can be misconstrued as it is context- based it is very difficult to. Judicial appointments: balancing independence, accountability and legitimacy from the us supreme court’s ‘cult of celebrity’, where judicial appointments had become the sites of political battle 2.
Appointing our judges is an anthology of articles and papers written by judges of the supreme court and high courts of india and the united kingdom, legal practitioners and eminent jurists on the contentious issue of judicial appointments. Thesis explores the relationship between judicial independence and judicial accountability by investigating the question of how selection methods shape state appellate court decisions. The thesis of the research is that the judicial institution, as the third branch of government ought to be held accountable for its role in past governance in transitional societies this is particularly important to obtain comprehensive accountability.
Can the judiciary be independent and accountable essaysat first or even second glance one might answer the question whether the judiciary can be both independent and accountable, negatively however there is evidence showing that not only is this possible but there are methods that can guarantee it. Judicial accountability brings about transparency and it can only be achieved if the accountability is ensured and corruption in the system is brought to a stop many questions arise as to what has gone wrong with the system. Writing a strong dissertation is no longer a problem check our academic writing tutorials for graduate students. Accountability is an increasingly complex and difficult concept for public administration, and also becomes more difficult to ensure in an era of government reform a key issue regarding accountability in public administration revolves around the tension between the “neutral competence” and “responsive competence” of civil servants.
Judicial accountability my poignant thesis may well be set down in the beginning itself judicial accountability is now a catchphrase in many countries the word ‘ judicial’ , as defined in the black’s law dictionary, means ‘belonging to the office of a judge’ and the word ‘accountable’ means ‘responsible’ it is thus known. Judicial ethics: exploring misconduct and accountability for judges a wayne mackay professor of law dalhousie university june, 1995 this paper was prepared with the excellent research and drafting assistance of tracy macphee, a third year law student at dalhousie university. Abstract this thesis examines compliance with international human rights law in united nations (un) operations it focuses on the provision of emergency humanitarian assistance, and on the assumption of administrative powers by the un both de jure (international administrations of territory) and de facto (refugee camps. Transitional justice, judicial accountability and the rule of law - a nigerian case study hakeem olayinka yusuf (llb, bl, llm) submitted in fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of doctor of philosophy the thesis of this research is that the judicial institution, as the third branch of.
Last week’s developments within judicial sanctums in kenya and at the international criminal court have demonstrated again the need for robust mechanisms of judicial accountability in the. The chapter describes mechanisms of achieving accountability through various methods of judicial appointment and removal but, it argues, more important than those methods is the idea of ensuring judicial accountability by insisting that judges be accountable to the law. Stems from his doctoral thesis for which he won the yorke prize at the university 10 wider trends of judicial capture of political accountability 42 11 conclusion: a legitimacy crisis in judicial review 50 approach to judicial review of accountability institutions such as the ombudsman and public inquiries. Implementing effective ethics standards in government and the civil service 1 'implementing effective ethics standards in government and the civil service.
Judicial accountability in the first sense was very much in question in the first two decades of the supreme court from 1950 to 1973 there were clashes between the sc’s decisions on property and agrarian and economic reform and govt’s view that the sc was unsympathetic and at times hostile to its legislation on such matters. 2) judicial remedies: same as discussed above under judicial control and accountability topic apart from that a special mention should be given to public interest litigation (pil) where citizens who have been denied their rights due to any reason and maladministration but cannot approach the courts for relief due to social and economic. Independence and impartiality of judges, prosecutors and lawyers learning objectives iba minimum standards of judicial independence, 1982 iba standards for the independence of the legal profession, 1990 see also the iba statement of general principles for ethics of.
Law phd theses: recent submissions 2018 version: chapter 3 'judicial accountability' of the phd thesis draws upon an earlier version published as chapter 'transnational corporate liability for gendered harms in the fashion sector from an american and danish perspective' (2015) in the book 'human rights and business :. The administrative law judiciary, both state and federal, has a greater need to demonstrate its judicial independence than the judicial branch because there have been long-held perceptions by. This thesis explores the relationship between judicial independence and judicial accountability by investigating the question of how selection methods shape state appellate court decisions i conducted a case study using the states of tennessee and kentucky and the judicial selection methods of appointments and elections i then conducted a sample of cases and did a comparative quantitative. Judicial accountability essay abstract: “judiciary unlimited” is an unelected judiciary which is not accountable to anyone except itself - judicial accountability essay introduction today judiciary has marginalised the indian government.