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Judicial Reputation: A Comparative Theory

  • Publication: University of Chicago Press

2015, Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Press

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Authors: Tom Ginsburg and Nuno Garoupa

"Judges are society's elders and experts, our masters and mediators. We depend on them to dispense justice with integrity, deliberation, and efficiency. Yet judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the power of the purse or the sword. They must rely almost entirely on their reputations to secure compliance with their decisions, obtain resources, and maintain their political influence."

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