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Building United Judgement: A handbook for consensus decision making
Avery, Michel; Auvine, Brian; Streibel, Barbara; Weiss, Lonnie
Book
1981
Describes the techniques and skills which groups can apply to make the principles of consensus work effectively.
Israeli agents to screen judges before appointment: Fury as security service gets veto over judiciary
Lynfield, Ben
Article
2009
Israel's internal security service has been given a de facto veto over the appointment of judges.
Judges Run Wild
Holstein, Ned
Article
2004
The puffed-up arrogance of many family court judges is born of their unfettered control over our lives.
Why America's Judges Should be Chosen by Citizen Juries
Threlkeld, Simon
Article
2016
Judges should not be chosen by popular vote, nor by politicians. Both approaches are undemocratic and deeply flawed, perhaps even absurd, despite the fact that the former is in widespread use at the s...

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International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at t...

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Life Sentence
Stories from four decades of court reporting - or, how I fell out of love with the Canadian justice system (especially judges)
Blatchford, Christie
2016
Through an examination of notable trials she has covered, Chrisitie Blatchford makes the case that Canada's judicial system is out of control and often inept. Judges, she says, are the new senators, u...