EU experts comment on selection of judges in Ukraine

November 23, 2018 | Judiciary , Justice
“Since computers cannot make a final decision on who will be a good judge, we believe that certain discretion [the power of an official or government authority to make decisions on any issue as they wish] should be left to persons who are authorized to make decisions, for example, who are members of the HQCJ, and they should elect the best candidates for the post,” the press service of the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine (HQCJ) informed Ukrinform.

Trust of Ukrainians in courts grows from 5% to 16% - USAID

November 13, 2018 | Judiciary , Justice
The poll shows that the trust of the population, which takes the bulk of information on judicial reform and courts from television (90%), has increased by 3.2 times over the past four years. It was 5% in 2015 and was growing for four years, reaching 16% in 2018. According to Eurobarometer, it was 20%.

USAID survey: Trust of Ukrainian citizens in courts grows fourfold

October 26, 2018 | Judiciary , Justice
Over the past year, the trust of Ukrainian citizens in courts has increased up to 20% due to implementation of judicial reform.

Number of judges in High Anti-Corruption Court and new courts is determined

October 5, 2018 | Judiciary
On July 31, 2018, the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine, after agreeing with the High Council of Justice, signed orders to determine the number of judges in the Supreme Court, the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court, the Supreme Court on Intellectual Property, and newly formed appellate courts in appellate districts.

From 80 to 100 cases a day: how judges of Civil Court of Cassation cope with workload

October 3, 2018 | Judiciary
All the remained cases, and this is approximately 28 thousand, are equally distributed among the judges. However, new appeals arrive daily.

From 80 to 100 cases a day: how judges of Civil Court of Cassation cope with workload

October 3, 2018 | Judiciary
All the remained cases, and this is approximately 28 thousand, are equally distributed among the judges. However, new appeals arrive daily.