Judicial Power: How Constitutional Courts Affect Political Transformations

Author:   Christine Landfried
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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9781108425667


Pages:   408
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Christine Landfried
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.70cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.700kg
ISBN:  

9781108425667


ISBN 10:   1108425666
Pages:   408
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
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Introduction Christine Landfried; Part I. Democratic Legitimacy of Judicial Power: 1. Judicial power and democracy Martin M. Shapiro; 2. Judicial politics versus ordinary politics: is the constitutional court judge caught in the middle? Michel Rosenfeld; 3. Judicialization of politics or politicization of the courts in new democracies? Mary L. Volcansek; 4. European judicial appointments reform: a neo-institutional approach Mitchel Lasser; 5. The law of democracy and the European Court of human rights Richard H. Pildes; Part II. Democratic Effectiveness of Judicial Power: 6. Constitutional court and politics: the Polish crisis Lech Garlicki; 7. Democracy, political crisis, and constitutional jurisdiction: the leading role of the Brazilian Supreme Court Luis Roberto Barroso and Aline Osorio; 8. Judicial power and European integration: the case of Germany Franz C. Mayer; 9. Fundamental rights in Europe after opinion 2/13: the hidden promise of mutual trust Timothy Roes and Bilyana Petkova; Part III. Legitimacy, Effectiveness, and Judicial Methods of Decision-Making: 10. Transnational judicial interactions and the diplomatization of judicial decision-making Gertrude Lubbe-Wolff; 11. Judging methods of mediating conflicts: recognizing and accommodating differences in pluralist legal regimes Judith Resnik; 12. On the representativeness of constitutional courts: how to strengthen the legitimacy of rights adjudicating courts without undermining their independence Mattias Kumm; 13. After the heroes have left the scene: temporality in the study of constitutional court judges Mark Tushnet; Part IV. Judicial Power in Processes of Transformation: 14. What exactly is political about Constitutional Adjudication? Dieter Grimm; 15. Populism, constitutional courts, and civil society Andrew Arato; 16. Judicial power in processes of transformation Ulrich K. Preuss; 17. Neither legal nor illegal: today's operational spaces barely captured in law Saskia Sassen.

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Christine Landfried is Professor Emerita of Political Science at Hamburg University, and Senior Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin. She was the Max Weber Professor in German and European Studies at New York University (NYU) from 2014 to 2016, and Senior Emile Noel Fellow at NYU School of Law. She received the Schader Award 2016 for innovative research. She investigates the role of constitutional courts, the impact of campaign finance on democratic governance, and European integration. In her research on the European Union she explores the conditions that enhance the positive potential of cultural, economic, and political difference for democratic governance. Her articles include 'The Selection Process of Constitutional Court Judges in Germany' (2006), 'The Concept of Difference' (2011), and 'Never-Ending Crisis? Germany and the Future of Europe' (2013).

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