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Constitutional Amendment Passed Increasing Justices (May 12, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved a constitutional amendment that increases the ...

Topic: Constitution; Judges; Judiciary; Supreme court
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Civil Liability of Judges (April 09, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

Italy has approved new legislation on the civil liability of judges. (Law No. 18 ...

Topic: Civil actions; Civil liability; Judges; Judicial review and appeals; Jurisdiction; State and local courts; Supreme court
Jurisdiction: Italy

Lay Judges, a Quick Solution to Less Complex Disputes (February 25, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

Recently tribunals throughout Brazil have been enacting specific normative acts to regulate the activities of lay ...

Topic: Judges; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Measures to Decrease Backlogs in Civil Proceedings (October 03, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

Recently adopted legislation in Italy seeks to clear the country's considerable backlog of civil cases through ...

Topic: Administrative remedies; Civil actions; Families ; Judges; Jurisdiction and venue; State and local courts
Jurisdiction: Italy

Judges Will Be Subjected to Lustration (May 09, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Government ethics and transparency; Human rights; Judges
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

New Amendments to Laws on Judiciary (March 10, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 15, 2014, the Grand National Assembly (GNA) of Turkey passed an omnibus law (

Topic: Judges; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Women Judges Voice Concern over Domestic Violence (July 08, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase ...

Topic: Domestic violence; Judges; Families
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Judges Oppose Bill on Reorganization of Judiciary (November 06, 2012) by George Sadek

On October 17, 2012, a number of Libyan judges announced their objection to a bill on ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Libya

Justices Charged with Sedition (June 14, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Chief Justice Sir Salamo Injia of the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea (PNG) was arrested ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Papua New Guinea

Federal Supreme Court Confirms Powers of National Council of Justice (February 13, 2012) by Eduardo Soares

On February 8, 2012, in a very close, six-to-five decision, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Military Arrests and Detains Criminal Court Judge (January 30, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On January 16, 2012, the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) took the unprecedented step of arresting ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Maldives

Judges Evaluation Committee Operational as Part of New Judges Act (January 12, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Taiwan's Judicial Yuan, its highest judicial organ, announced on January 5, 2012, that the new evaluation ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Law on Removal of Judges Adopted, But Dinosaur Judges Might Not Become Extinct (July 06, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 14, 2011, Taiwan's legislature adopted a controversial Judges Act (Fa-kuan fa) that creates a ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Constitutionality of Extension of Chief Justice's Tenure to Be Challenged (June 17, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

Two South Africa-based rights groups are gearing up to challenge the legality of President Jacob Zuma's ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Chief Justice Castigates Judiciary for Faults and Failings (April 26, 2011) by Krishan Nehra

In an effort to remove misconceptions about the judiciary, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, speaking at ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Legislature Considers Draft Law Aimed at Improving Quality of Judges (January 19, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on January 6, 2011, that a draft Judges Act aimed at promoting judicial ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Code of Ethics for Judges Revised (December 28, 2010) by Laney Zhang

On December 15, 2010, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) of China published on its website the ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: China

Reduction of Salaries Proposed for Judges (October 01, 2010) by Constance Johnson

Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek announced on September 26, 2010, that in two weeks the government ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Czech Republic

Conference Held on Improving Judicial Performance Evaluation System (March 10, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

The European Union, under the Financing Agreement No. 9356/UNI "EU Support to Law Enforcement against Economic ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: European Union; Nigeria

Forced Retirement of Two Judges Was Unconstitutional (October 20, 2009) by Shameema Rahman

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh ordered two district court judges into retirement on July 30, 2009. ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

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