Georgian courts

Saakashvili will veto bill about Georgian court system

By | December 21st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch -- The Georgian president says he will veto a new bill to reform the oversight of the justice system. President Mikheil Saakashvili Thursday evening held a televised briefing about recent events in the country. He said parliament is reviewing a bill which will place the Council of Justice and the courts completely [...]

Courts in Georgia to finally become independent

By | November 11th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The court system will be depoliticized, cumulative sentencing will be abolished and video recording at trials will be allowed under certain conditions. This is the decision of te new government. An appropriate bill has been prepared. The […]

Georgia bans mobile phones inside court rooms

By | June 24th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia has enforced new tough rules that make it prohibited to bring cell phones and other recording devices into court rooms. Also prohibited are photo and video equipment. The government does not comment on the issue. […]