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Independent lawyers in Georgia urge parliament to condemn “clan-based” governance in judiciary

By | June 5th, 2019|Categories: NGO news|Tags: , , |

High Council of Justice. (hcoj.gov.ge) A group of independent lawyers and legal experts has submitted a draft resolution in the parliament of Georgia in which they ask for condemnation of what they dub as "clan-based" management of the country's judiciary. "Through a special decree, the Parliament should create a commission to probe the state [...]

Evolution of clan based governance in Georgian judiciary since 2007

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Kakha Tsikarishviili is a chair of Article 42 of the Constitution and a former Assistant of Supreme Court Chief Justice. Since the declaration of independence Georgia could never manage to create a truly independent judiciary. Low level of judicial independence was conditioned by several reasons, including the absence of political will. Since 2004, Georgian [...]