Currie outlines the development of the status of judges in England and in the US, with a brief reference to the German system. He also discusses some of the more important controversies over judicial independence and accountability that have arisen under the US Constitution.
David P. Currie,
Separating Judicial Power,
61 Law and Contemporary Problems
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