Topics Supreme/ordinary court judge removal

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


In cases where a judge has committed a crime, or otherwise compromised the integrity of their office, he or she may be removed from office. This may be carried out by the legislature, the executive, or another competent body.





Survey Questions

  • Are there provisions for dismissing judges?
  • Under what conditions can judges be dismissed?
  • Who can propose the dismissal of judges?
  • Who can approve the dismissal of judges?
  • What are the details of the process to remove judges?