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Judicial decision in hostile environments: judges, executives, and the public in Argentina (2004-2010)

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The central argument of this work is that the level of aggression of judges sitting in vulnerable courts is a function of their attempt to protect the institutional security of such courts. I argue that in contexts characterised by a lack of a culture of judicial independence, by high levels of judicial delegitimisation, and a high level of public visibility of judicial affairs, judges will attempt to simultaneously construct public support and avoid political conflicts with the Government...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:77e42a70-016e-466e-b726-4cc300bc9070
Local pid:
ora:9648

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