Abbott's thoughts on bench reform are ill-judged

David Weisbrot

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticle


An analysis of Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott's floated idea that electing judges -- as happens in the US -- might be a way to improve judicial accountability, especially with respect to sentencing practices.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Canberra Times
PublisherThe Canberra Times
Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2010


  • judicial appointments
  • comparative law
  • sentencing
  • US judges
  • Australian judges


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