SECURING JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE, the role of commissions in selecting judges in the Commonwealth

: Corder (H.) & Smit (J.) eds.

R 300.00
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181pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2017


Introduction by Justice Kate O'Regan.

Includes in-depth studies of how judges are appointed in the jurisdictions of Canada, England and Wales, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria and South Africa.Includes "Managing a Fraught Transition: the practice of the South African JSC" by Chris Oxtoby and the Cape Town Principles on the Role of Independent Commissions in the Selection and Appointment of Judges.

Hugh Corder is Professor of Public Law at the University of Cape Town.
Jan van Zyl Smit is an Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law.