The State of State Courts: Efforts to Improve Interbranch Relations in the Wake of Perceptions of Crisis
The Book of the States, ed. Audrey Wall, The Council of State Governments, pages 231-235
Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Date Written: 2014
Declining budgets, the need for court reforms and efforts to rein in court power necessitate examining how courts work with or lobby other branches of government. This article examines existing research on how courts do intergovernmental relations work and focuses on the need for the development of best practices.
Keywords: judicial independence, interbranch relations, federalism, state courts, lobbying, court reform
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