The Courts

The Courts

Book - 2006
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Ian Greene offers an insider's perspective on the role of judges, lawyers, and expert witnesses; the cost of litigation; the representativeness of juries; legal aid issues; and questions of jury reform. He also examines judicial activism in the wider context of public participation in courts administration and judicial selection and of how responsive the courts are to the expectations of Canadian citizens. The Courts moves its examination of the judicial system beyond the well-trodden topics of judicial appointment, discipline, independence, and review to consider the ways in which courts affect daily life in terms of democratic principles. Although courts are often viewed as elitist and unaccountable, they are more valuable aspect of democratic practice than most citizens realize.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c2006
ISBN: 9780774811842
0774811846
Branch Call Number: 347.01 GRE 2006
Characteristics: xvii, 182 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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