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 appeal in the Bulgarian judiciary. […]
Bulgaria’s judicial system had enough funds in its maintenance budget to last for a further two weeks, after which courthouses across the country wo ...
Bulgaria is among European Union countries that have failed to conclusive information on the transposition of the legal effects attached to previous f ...
Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) ruled on May 15 to suspend two senior judges indicted in an EU funds embezzlement investigation – the h ...
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 […]
Bulgaria is to be handed a report by the European Commission that slams the country’s overall progress in judicial reform, the fight against organised crime and corruption as “disappointing and […]
Buglaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Hristo Dinev as Sofia City Prosecutor on January 16, filling the vacancy left by Nikolay Kokinov’s resignation in April 2012. Kokinov’s resignation came in […]
Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Evgeni Dikov as the new head of the country’s investigative service on December 18, replacing Boiko Naidenov, who resigned last month. Dikov was one […]