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Specialized Justice: Courts, Administrative Tribunals, and a Cross-National Theory of Specialization

Stephen H. Legomsky


This book addresses the question of the desirability of specialization in the administration of justice. Should there be more, rather than less, sub-division of the judiciary into specialized tribunals? What is most desirable in terms of efficiency, speed, true justice, and cost? The author attempts to answer these questions by examining theoretical paradigms and by describing the results of an empirical study which he has undertaken. He concludes by investigating on variables that apply in different jurisdictions and which should, if accounted for properly, allow generalized lessons to be ext ... More

Keywords: specialization, justice, judiciary, tribunals, courts, theoretical paradigms, empirical studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1990 Print ISBN-13: 9780198254294
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254294.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen H. Legomsky, author
Washington University, Missouri