Accountability functions of courts

Project Team: Siri Gloppen (project leader), Elin Skaar,Roberto Gargarella, Morten Kinander, Bruce Wilson

Timeframe: 07/01/2003 - 12/01/2008

Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies
This project aims to investigate to what extent – and under which conditions – courts in new and fragile democracies have been able to say ‘no’ when the executive branch has overstepped its democratic mandate. The research is undertaken in collaboration with local researchers in the regions, as well as international scholars in the field. Preliminary findings are presented in a special issue of