Filtering Applications, Number of Judgments Delivered and Judicial Discourse by Supreme Courts: Some Thoughts Based on the French Example
THE LEGITIMACY OF HIGHEST COURTS' RULINGS. JUDICIAL DELIBERATIONS AND BEYOND, N. Huls, M. Adams, J. Bomhoff, eds., T.M.C. Asser Press, 2009
19 Pages Posted: 24 Dec 2008
Date Written: October 2007
Is it possible to compare the judicial discourse of different Supreme Courts without taking into account the typology of cases on which they have to decide? One of the main functional differences between Supreme Courts is in the amount of cases that can be brought to these Courts and determined by them. This is the issue that will be discussed in this article, where the author stresses the importance and the consequences of this element in terms of legitimacy.
Keywords: Judicial Deliberation, Mitchel Lasser, French Cour de cassation
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