Why There Is No Governing with Judges

34 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2014

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Christoph Möllers

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin

Date Written: September 30, 2014


The notion that courts are governing entities has become widely used in comparative constitutional law. The paper analyses possible meaning of this assumtion and critically reflects with regard to exemplary cases.

Keywords: Constitutional review, comparative constitutional law, law and politics

JEL Classification: K19

Suggested Citation

Möllers, Christoph, Why There Is No Governing with Judges (September 30, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2503729 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2503729

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