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in an Age of Populism
This special issue explores the range of meanings attributed to the terms 'judicial activism’ and 'populism’ and, in the context of specific contemporary case law, examines the interplay between these two phenomena.
The central question asked in this special issue is 'To what degree and how does populism –whether of the left or the right-impact judicial decision-making in the democratic societal context in specific legal cases and what are the implications for the integrity, independence and role of the judiciary.
Please read the journal's Instructions for Authors prior to submitting your manuscript. Submit online to The International Journal of Human Rights at their ScholarOne site and ensure that you use the drop down menu for special issues and select the title Judicial Activism in an Age of Populism. In addition, please ensure that as a precaution you email a copy of your paper direct to the Guest Editor of this special issue, Dr. Sonja Grover.
Dr. Sonja Grover, Lakehead University. | Email Sonja