Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law
Home Posts tagged "juristocracy"

Soundbite Rules

—Or Bassok, Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute The picture above, showing the Israeli Supreme Court in the background, is not a photomontage. This is how the Israeli Supreme Court (hereinafter: the Court) looks from the rooftop of a new movie theatre in its close vicinity.[1] In some ways, this picture captures the argument of

Read More…

Published on January 14, 2015
Author:          Filed under: Analysis

Jurist’s Prudence: The Indian Supreme Court’s response to institutional challenges

—Rohit De, University of Cambridge On 12th September, 2012, the Supreme Court of India in the case of Namit Sharma v Union of India, ruled on a constitutional challenge to the new Information Commissions set up under the Right to Information Act. The court was responding to a public interest petition that challenged the eligibility

Read More…

Published on December 12, 2012
Author:          Filed under: New Voices