1st Edition

Trends in the Judiciary Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Three

Edited By David Lowe, Dilip K. Das Copyright 2018
    254 Pages
    by Routledge

    254 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    The third volume in the Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons series, Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, this book provides an insider's view of the judicial system. Offering interviews from judges in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, and the West Indies, it explores the behind-the-scenes motivations of judges on a global scale, delving into the interviewees' opinions on diverse legal systems, the interpretation of legal developments, and current issues in criminal law.

    Readers of this text will be experience the judicial system from within—the plans, protests, and thought processes of practicing judges. Criminal justice students and practitioners alike will benefit from this unique examination of judges around the world.


    Part I Africa

    Chapter One: Somaliland: Interview with the President of Supreme Court, Constitutional Court & the High Judicial Council of Somaliland: Mr Adam Haji Ali Ahmed
    Zahra Jibril

    Part II Asia

    Chapter Two: Interview with Mr. Hiroshi Kadono: Former Judge of the High Court, Japan
    Makoto Ibusuki

    Chapter Three: Interview with His Honour Judge Chaiwat Suriwattanakul, Thailand
    Prapon Sahapattana

    Chapter Four: Interviews with Judges Jong-Yi Chiou and Meng-Hwang Lin, Taiwan High Court
    Jawjeong Wu

    Part III Australasia

    Chapter Five: Interview with the Right Honourable Diana Bryant, Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia
    Molly Dragiewicz and Jessica Tyzack

    Part IV Europe

    Chapter Six: Interview with Chief Judge Torben Nøies Goldin, Denmark
    Kim Møller and Lisa Jonassen Rasmussen

    Chapter Seven: Russian Judicial System. The interview Ludmila Viktorovna Zhukova, judge of the Kingisepp City Court of Leningrad Oblast
    Natalia Eremina and Artyom Kureev

    Chapter Eight: Interview with Her Honour Marilyn Mornington, District Judge, UK
    David Lowe

    Part V North America

    Chapter Nine: The Toronto Superior Court Experience: Interviews from Two Judges
    Wesley Crichlow and Liqun Cao

    Chapter Ten: Interview of Judge Frank LaBuda: Judge at Sullivan County Court, USA
    Michael M. Berlin

    Chapter Eleven: Interview with Francis X. Spina, Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court for the State of Massachusetts (USA)
    Philip D. McCormack and Francesca Spina.

    Part VI West Indies (Caribbean)

    Chapter Twelve: Interview with the Honourable Mr. Justice Malcolm Holdip, High Court Judge, Trinidad and Tobago
    Wendell C. Wallace



    David Lowe is a principal lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University’s Law School. Prior to becoming an academic, he was a police officer for 27 years with the UK’s Merseyside Police. Most of his service was as a detective, serving mainly in the United Kingdom’s Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Unit. His work on policing, terrorism, and security has been published in books and journals, including his books Policing Terrorism and Examining Political Violence: Studies in Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Internal War (2013). He edited the second volume of Trends in the Judiciary with Dilip Das in 2015. He works in an advisory capacity with Merseyside Police’s Prevent Team (part of their counter-terrorism section) and with SO15, Metropolitan Police’s counter-terrorism unit, for whom he is also an expert witness on tradecraft.

    Dilip K. Das
    is a professor of criminal justice, former police chief, and founding editor-in-chief of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. Das served in the Indian Police Service for 14 years. After moving to the United States, he became the founding president of the International Police Executive Symposium. Das has authored, edited, and coedited more than 30 books and numerous articles and is human rights consultant to the United Nations. He has received several faculty excellence awards and was a Distinguished Faculty Lecturer.