Georgia’s Constitutional Court

Georgia moves toward legalizing marijuana with Constitutional Court ruling

By | November 30th, 2017|Categories: Youth|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Constitutional Court on Thursday struck down a law requiring a doctor’s prescription to use marijuana, scoring another victory for campaigners who want the soft drug fully decriminalized. An individual’s right “to choose the desired kind of the relaxation […] including marijuana, […]

Constitutional Court deprives security service of surveillance access keys

By | April 15th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Constitutional Court ruled Thursday to take the access keys to secret surveillance away from the State Security Service, which until now has had the technical means to access data that may identify people. Lika Sajaia, parliamentary […]

Georgian president swears in one more ‘rebel judge’

By | March 31st, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian president on Monday marked the appointment of one more ‘rebel judge’ to a top level position the country’s court system. Merab Turava was sworn in as a new member of the Constitutional Court at a ceremony in Batumi attended […]

Court ruling supports former GPB board members

By | April 11th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Georgian Public Broadcaster. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Constitutional Court has decided that the Public Broadcaster cannot fire members of its board before the end of their term. Meanwhile, parliament has still not selected new board members, a process which has been dragged out over […]

Constitutional Court in Georgia lifts ban on homosexuals giving blood

By | February 11th, 2014|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The constitutional court in Georgia has struck down a thirteen year old ban on homosexual men becoming blood donors. The court agreed with a complaint from five Georgian citizens and recognized several articles of an order issued by the labor, health […]