The Monkey Cage: Judicial politics

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 04/09/2014

What is lustration and is it a good idea for Ukraine to adopt it?

Almost 80% of Ukrainians support a lustration policy, but the policies being proposed go far beyond what was implemented in Eastern Europe after the collapse of communism.

By Maria Popova and Vincent Post  |  01:53 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Judicial politics, Ukraine

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 03/22/2014

Canada’s Supreme Court has rejected its new member. Here’s how this changes Canada’s constitutional debate

Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled that a judge nominated to serve on it is constitutionally ineligible. In one stroke, the Court has changed its own constitutional status and established greater independence.

By Erin Crandall  |  01:20 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Judicial politics