Why Should We Care About Independent and Accountable Judges?
Publication Date: September 2000
Publisher(s): Brennan Center for Justice
Keywords: Democracy; Fair Courts; Independence & Accountability
This essay was drafted jointly by conservative columnist Bruce Fein and progressive law professor Burt Neuborne. The successful collaboration on this article proves that judicial independence is not an issue of the right or the left, but is rather a core constitutional value that individuals of all political stripes should be eager to embrace and to defend.