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  • Section C) Regional integration processes
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  • Hernández Diego Iñiguez
    La reforma del consejo general del poder judicial en España. Noticia de otra reforma fallida
    in Cuadernos Manuel Giménez Abad , n. 7, junio ,  2014 ,  147-157
    The General Council of the Judiciary has failed in its constitutional purpose. It has been little or no efficient defending judges against external (mainly political) pressures. The election of its members, by quotas in proportion to the parliamentary group's forces; and the way the said members later choose the main judicial posts, also by quotas, fuels the 'unjust' impression that the generality of judges and tribunals are politicised. However, the 2003 reform will not make it more efficient: it uses its inanity to justify transferring some of his powers, mainly to the Justice ministry. But the new Council is less plural, so intensely presidential that it is no longer collegial and allows its majority an absolute predominance. The constitutionality of its new regulation is questionable. Full text available online at http://dialnet.unirioja.es/descarga/articulo/4757497.pdf Download
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