Supervision over Courts and Judges

Insights into Selected Legal Systems

by Wojciech Piątek (Volume editor)
Edited Collection 236 Pages
Series: Dia-Logos, Volume 30


The aim of this book is to present the conditions under which the positive role of supervision over courts and judges can be performed, and to shed light on what conditions have to be fulfilled in order to achieve the goal of creating an impartial and professional judiciary system. The analysis has normative and sociological nature, and is presented from various points of view, including international and national legal systems such as Austria, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Sweden. The research has come to the conclusion that administrative supervision may be used as a feasible instrument for making the courts’ activity more effective. It can improve the organization of the courts’ adjudication and may lead to an increase in the quality of jurisprudence.


ISBN (Book)
judicial independence court`s organisation supervisory measures electronic case distribution trust in the courts organisation of the jude`s work
Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, 2021. 236 pp., 1 fig. b/w.

Biographical notes

Wojciech Piątek (Volume editor)

Wojciech Piątek is Professor in the Institute of Administrative and Judicial Administrative Procedure at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and a specialist in the Jurisprudence Office of the Supreme Administrative Court in Warsaw. His research focuses on the international and constitutional framework for the functioning of the judiciary, administrative proceedings and comparative public law.


Title: Supervision over Courts and Judges