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April 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s lawmakers elected judge Teodora Tochkova as the new chief judiciary inspector on April 2, filling in one of the key positions in the country’s judicial system. The head of […]

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EU funds embezzlement probe in Bulgaria heads to court

April 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on April 1 that it has finished the investigation into alleged EU funds embezzlement against two forme ...

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Sofia City Court chief resigns after being suspended

February 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court chairperson Vladimira Yaneva has resigned as head of the court, reports in Bulgarian media said on February 24. The resignation comes ...

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Bulgaria’s SJC suspends judge at centre of eavesdropping row

February 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) decided on February 19 to suspend Vladimira Yaneva, head of the Sofia City Court, for the duration of the investiga ...


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    Judge in Bulgaria’s Rousse arrested over alleged bribe
    February 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A judge at the Rousse District Court has been arrested on charges of allegedly receiving a bribe, Bulgarian National Radio said on February 15 2015. Judge Nikolai Stefanov was detained […]

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    Bulgaria’s SJC elects Lozan Panov as high court chief
    January 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) elected Lozan Panov as the new head of the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) on January 29, following a lengthy sitting that saw SJC members […]

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    CVM: Another bad report card for Bulgaria
    January 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Report card time makes Bulgaria look like a pupil that got into a decent school but is rather shoddy about doing its classwork and lackadaisical about keeping promises to do […]