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

ISBN 9780367872519
Published December 10, 2019 by Routledge
254 Pages

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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.

Table of Contents


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


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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.