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Meddling with Justice: Competitive Politics, Impunity, and Distrusted Courts in Post-Orange Ukraine


Alexei Trochev


School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University

May 1, 2010

Demokratizatsiya, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 122-147, Spring 2010
Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper

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Contrary to the theories of judicial empowerment that argue that the presence of strong political opposition is necessary for the development of an independent judiciary, the increasing fragmentation of power in today’s Ukraine goes hand-in-hand with judicial disempowerment - dependent courts regularly provide important benefits to rival elites.

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Keywords: Judicial Corruption, Judicial Independence, Supreme Court, Constitutional Court, Post-Communism, Ukraine

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Date posted: June 16, 2010  

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Trochev, Alexei, Meddling with Justice: Competitive Politics, Impunity, and Distrusted Courts in Post-Orange Ukraine (May 1, 2010). Demokratizatsiya, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 122-147, Spring 2010; Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1625337

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Alexei Trochev (Contact Author)
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University ( email )
53 Kabanbay Batyra Avenue
Astana, 010000
Kazakhstan
HOME PAGE: http://www.nu.edu.kz
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