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Not Only ‘Who Decides’: The Rhetoric of Conflicts over Judicial Appointments
German Law Journal (2013)
  • Fernando Muñoz, Universidad Austral de Chile
Abstract
This article looks at the conflicts surrounding the appointment of constitutional judges, focusing not so much on the characteristics of particular candidates but on the debates that they give rise to. Who are the actors in these conflicts? What arguments do they employ? What are their agendas? What is at stake in these disputes?
Keywords
  • Judicial Appointments,
  • Public Rhetoric,
  • Political Conflict
Publication Date
2013
Citation Information
Fernando Muñoz. "Not Only ‘Who Decides’: The Rhetoric of Conflicts over Judicial Appointments" German Law Journal Vol. 14 Iss. 8 (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/fernandomunoz/15/