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Articles from Vol. 47, No. 1, 2013
Judicial Independence across Democratic Regimes: Understanding the Varying Impact of Political Competition
One of the most prominent explanations of the creation and maintenance of independent judiciary is the "insurance theory" that proposes a positive relationship between political competition and judicial independence. But, does intense political competition...