Words and Apples: The Ladder Approach in Judicial Decision Making
J. Juris. 30 (2016): 59-63
5 Pages Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Date Written: August 30, 2016
Judges in common law countries make decisions within a context of accountability created by constitutions, statute law, case law, the parties in the case, and the decision itself. Here the process is likened to the rungs on a ladder that allow one to reach an apple.
Keywords: common law, judges, law, courts, judge made law, judicial, decision
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