This article reviews the literature on the measurement and consequences of judicial independence worldwide. First, the article discusses the difficulties inherent in defining judicial independence. Next, the article describes various measures of de facto and de jure judicial independence and their properties. Finally, the article describes the consequences of judicial independence for politics and economic development worldwide.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - Mar 26 2015|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Social Sciences(all)