Alexander Stroh / Charlotte Heyl

Diffusion versus Strategic Action? The Creation of West African Constitutional Courts Revisited

GIGA Working Papers | 2013


  • Series

    GIGA Working Papers

    Series Number

    239

    Publisher

    German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

    Location

    Hamburg

    Research Project | 01/01/2011 - 31/12/2016

    Judicial (In)dependence in New Democracies. Courts, Presidents and Legislatures in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa

    The study of judicial independence shows the interaction among the three branches of government and concentrates, especially, on the ways in which the two elected branches – the executive and the legislature – interfere with the judicial branch. The project stresses the difficult balance between judicial independence and judicial accountability, a classical topic in political science, and analyses it in new democracies of the developing world.
    Leibniz Association, 2011-2016

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