Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice

The Responsive Judge

International Perspectives

Editors: Sourdin, Tania, Zariski, Archie (Eds.)

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  • Provides insights and models to allow the development of responsive judging techniques to confront the new challenges facing judges
  • Demonstrates innovative and creative judicial practices from around the globe
  • Offers perspectives from leading international judicial administration researchers and senior judicial officers
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About this book

This book focuses on the changing role of judges in courts, tribunals, and other forums across a variety of jurisdictions. With contributions by international experts in judicial administration and senior judicial figures, it provides a unique comparative perspective on the role of modern judges in a rapidly evolving environment and the pressures of effective judicial administration. The chapters are sourced from a Collaborative Research Network focused on innovations in judging, and sponsored by the international Law and Society Association.


The book provides essential insights and perspectives for judges, judicial officers, and administrators, allowing them to respond to the challenges of the twenty-first century. It is also a valuable resource for legal practitioners and judicial experts, shedding light on the role of the modern judge and the strategies they employ.


About the authors

Tania Sourdin is Dean and Head of School at the Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle, Australia. With an extensive career focusing on justice, litigation, conflict avoidance, and dispute resolution, she has influenced legislative reform initiatives, standards and cultural change for dispute resolution. She has also taught judges in a range of programs that include court craft, civil procedure, decision-making, complex behavior and in judicial orientation programs. Her research currently focuses on exploring innovations within the judicial system. 

 

Archie Zariski is Professor of Legal Studies at Athabasca University, Canada. He has extensive experience in mediation, having designed and coordinated courses on dispute resolution, including negotiation and mediation, worked as a mediator, and trained other mediators. His research interests are in the area of mediation and conflict resolution.


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • What Is Responsive Judging?

    Pages 1-38

    Sourdin, Tania (et al.)

  • The Responsive Tribunal: Robust Processes; Fair and Timely Outcomes

    Pages 41-60

    Shurven, Helen (et al.)

  • Settlement Adjudication and Judicial Responsiveness: The Choice Between a Wide and a Narrow Model

    Pages 61-86

    Perlman, Karni

  • Do Judges Need to Be Human? The Implications of Technology for Responsive Judging

    Pages 87-119

    Sourdin, Tania (et al.)

  • The High Court and the Cocktail Party from Hell: Can Social Media Improve Community Engagement with the Courts?

    Pages 121-141

    Henderson, Andrew

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eBook $119.00
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Hardcover $159.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Responsive Judge
Book Subtitle
International Perspectives
Editors
  • Tania Sourdin
  • Archie Zariski
Series Title
Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice
Series Volume
67
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-1023-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-1023-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-1022-5
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4550-0
Series ISSN
1534-6781
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 339
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations
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