Judicial public relations: Determinants of press release publication by constitutional courts

  title={Judicial public relations: Determinants of press release publication by constitutional courts},
  author={Philip N. Meyer},
  pages={477 - 493}
It remains unclear what institutional characteristics determine the publication of press releases by constitutional courts. Research has revealed that courts use press releases to disseminate information; however, little is known about when exactly courts choose to publish a press release on a ruling. By focusing on institutional elements, this study argues that press releases form a part of judicial public relations and are used to enhance openness and transparency surrounding specific court… 

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