Are the Courts Taking Over Czech Democracy?

Lou┼żek, Marek
July 2008
New Presence: The Prague Journal of Central European Affairs;Summer2008, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p5
Academic Journal
The article discusses the impact of increase judiciary autonomy to the judiciary system in Czech Republic. Such autonomy paved the way to judiciary corporativism, thus slowing the growth of the judicial system. Many professionals believed that judiciary corporativism is dangerous to the country because its basic tenets, the tripartite division of powers and judiciary autonomy is self-evident. Presented are the details of the attributes of such system.


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