Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 11 November 2019

Abstract and Keywords

This chapter examines the three core values of judicial ethics: independence, impartiality, and diligence. Independence addresses the external forms of influence on adjudication, including inducements, pressures, threats, and direct or indirect interference with the decision-making process. Impartiality concerns the internal predispositions of the adjudicator with respect to the matter in dispute, the adjudicator’s relationship to the parties, and the parties’ positions. Diligence requires attendance, attention, and preparation in each individual case.

Keywords: adjudication, judicial ethics, independence, impartiality, diligence

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.