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 […]
Bulgaria’s cabinet has adopted an updated strategy for reforming the judiciary. The strategy was tabled at a cabinet meeting on December 17 2014 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 […]
Bulgaria is among European Union countries that have failed to conclusive information on the transposition of the legal effects attached to previous foreign convictions in their national criminal justice system, […]
Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) ruled on May 15 to suspend two senior judges indicted in an EU funds embezzlement investigation – the head of the Sofia Court of Appeals Vesselin […]
Bulgarian prosecutors indicted the head of the Sofia Court of Appeals, Vesselin Pengezov, on April 28, in a lawsuit that may soon also result in the indictment of the Prime […]
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 […]
Bulgaria’s Parliament voted on January 29 to cancel the election of a new head of the inspectorate to the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), ending the proceedings that have come under […]