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Unpublished Paper
What Do We Mean by an Independent Judiciary
ExpressO (2010)
  • Michael P. Seng
Judicial independence has roots in separation of powers and in ethical standards that require judges to be competent and impartial. Judicial independence depends upon society having faith in the integrity of the courts. Accountability is thus the handmaid of an independent judiciary. This article defines both the structure and the ethical standards that insure an independent judiciary.
  • Courts,
  • Judicial Ethics,
  • Judges
Publication Date
October 10, 2010
Citation Information
Michael P. Seng. "What Do We Mean by an Independent Judiciary" ExpressO (2010)
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