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December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council has denied allegations that it has information that the Sofia City Court has been exercising pressure on 15 judges who some days ago declared an unprecedented […]

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Bulgarian cabinet adopts updated strategy for judicial reform

December 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet has adopted an updated strategy for reforming the judiciary. The strategy was tabled at a cabinet meeting on December 17 2014 ...

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Pressure mounts on top members of Bulgaria’s judiciary to step down

December 11, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Twenty-five judges added their voices on December 11 to the demand issued by 15 judges a day before for the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) to dismiss ...

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Bulgaria’s SJC fails to elect new high court chief

September 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Buglaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) failed to elect, on September 25, the new head of the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), the final court of ...


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    Bulgaria’s judiciary faces funding shortage – reports
    June 20, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s judicial system had enough funds in its maintenance budget to last for a further two weeks, after which courthouses across the country would have no more money left to […]

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    Bulgaria second-bottom in EU in seeing judiciary as independent
    March 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria ranked second from bottom in a survey in European Union countries of perceptions of judicial independence. This was the second year running that Bulgaria ranked second-bottom, and perceptions of […]