Power And The Judges [world Service]

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01Part One - The Documentary20101213

Why are judges so important in today's world, and how much power should they have?

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

Depending where you are in the world, judges may command great respect or huge contempt.

Why are judges so important in today's world and how do the courts earn and use their power?

The BBC’s Laura Lynch meets senior judges to gain an insight into how much power they really have.

She questions whether they are always truly impartial and whether they should have the authority to dismiss laws made by democratically-elected politicians.

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02Episode 2 - The Documentary20101220

Turkey's political power struggle between its government and judiciary.

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

Depending where you are in the world, judges may command great respect or huge contempt.

Why are judges so important in today's world and how do the courts earn and use their power?

The BBC's Laura Lynch meets senior judges to gain an insight into how much power they really have.

She questions whether they are always truly impartial and whether they should have the authority to dismiss laws made by democratically-elected politicians.

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