Indipendenza e autonomia della magistratura senza un organo di autogoverno: il modello tedesco

Independence and autonomy of the judiciary without a self-governing body: the German model

  • Elisa Bertolini

Abstract

The German judiciary does not embrace the French-Italian model of governance, which is centred on a self-governing body. However, this lack of a self-governing body is not detrimental to the independence of the German judiciary. Indeed, the German judiciary is characterised by a differentiated system of institutions of self-government. The article focuses on the core traits of the German model, outlining the peculiar interaction between the institutions of the self-government and the mechanisms that secure German judges a significant influence on their careers and on court administration. As a conclusion, the article discusses the viability of the establishment of a self-governing body of the judiciary, which seems to be in contrast with the German understanding of both the principles of democratic legitimacy and of separation of powers.

Published
Jan 18, 2021
How to Cite
BERTOLINI, Elisa. Indipendenza e autonomia della magistratura senza un organo di autogoverno: il modello tedesco. DPCE Online, [S.l.], v. 45, n. 4, jan. 2021. ISSN 2037-6677. Available at: <http://www.dpceonline.it/index.php/dpceonline/article/view/1197>. Date accessed: 18 oct. 2021.
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Sezione Monografica