African Judges, in Their Own Cause: Reconstituting Independent Courts in Contemporary Africa

14 Pages Posted: 25 Sep 2007  

H. Kwasi Prempeh

Seton Hall University School of Law

Abstract

This essay reviews Princeton political scientist Jennifer A. Widner's book, "Building the Rule of Law: Francis Nyalali and the Road to Judicial Independence in Africa" (2001).

Keywords: Africa, judicial independence, judicial activism, courts

Suggested Citation

Prempeh, H. Kwasi, African Judges, in Their Own Cause: Reconstituting Independent Courts in Contemporary Africa. International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, No. 592, 2006; Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 1016604. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1016604

H. Kwasi Prempeh (Contact Author)

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