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Justice Collection

How do we define justice, and how do we administer it? What happens when the courts get it wrong, and how do courts differ around the world?

Explore our curated collection of Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law articles, Oxford Constitutions of the World articles, and book chapters covering the essential terminology and key jurisdictional issues around Justice and the Judiciary. All content is free to read until 17 October 2020.

Terminology

Content taken from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law

Judiciary

Independence of the Judiciary

Impartiality of the Judiciary

Judicial Review

Limits on Access to Judicial Review

Role of Experts in Judicial Proceedings

Judicial Systems in Federal Systems

Non-State Justice Systems

Right to a Fair Trial in Civil Law Cases

 

Selected chapters (Back to top)

Content taken from Oxford Scholarship Online.

The Idea of Justice
On Law and Justice

Injustices
Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices

Miscarriages of Justice and Procedural Change
The Metamorphosis of Criminal Justice

Who Gets Heard? Permission to Appeal Decisions
A Court of Specialists

The Arguments
Who is to Judge?

How Judges Decide
Principles, Procedure, and Justice

General Theory, Public Policy, and the Limits of Criminal Justice
Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Access to Digital Justice
Digital Justice

Energy Justice: Understanding the ‘Ethical Turn’ in Energy Law and Policy
Energy Justice and Energy Law

Justified Lawbreaking
Strategies of Justice

Lawyer, Heal Thyself
Justice versus Judiciary

 

Courts

Content taken from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law

Powers and Jurisdiction of Constitutional Courts / Supreme Courts

Clerks of Constitutional Courts / Supreme Courts

National Implementation of International Court Decisions

Constitutional Council of France (Conseil Constitutionnel)

Constitutional Court of Hungary (Magyarország Alkotmánybírósága)

Federal Constitutional Court of Germany (Bundesverfassungsgericht)

Supreme Court of Canada (Cour suprême du Canada)

Supreme Court of Justice of Costa Rica (Corte Suprema de Justicia de Costa Rica)

Supreme Court of India

Supreme Court of Israel (Beit Ha Mishpat Ha Elyon)

Supreme Court of Japan (Saikô saibansho)

Supreme Court of Mexico (Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación)

Supreme Court of the United States


Further Reading (Back to top)

Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law book cover 

Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law

The Myth of Judicial Independence book cover 

The Myth of Judicial Independence

 Online Courts and the Future of Justice by Richard Susskind book cover

Online Courts and the Future of Justice

Doing Justice, Preventing Crime by Michael Tonry book cover 

Doing Justice, Preventing Crime

Justice as Message Book Cover 

Justice as Message

 Judicial Leadership Book Cover

Judicial Leadership

 

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