All posts tagged judiciary

April 3, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

New European Union rules guaranteeing that anyone accused or suspected of a crime is innocent until proven guilty apply since April 1 2018, the European Commission said on April 3. […]

Political leanings colour Bulgaria’s CVM report reactions

November 16, 2017, by Alex Bivol

The European Commission’s regular reports on progress under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) have always elicited the same react ...

CVM report spares Bulgaria’s blushes ahead of upcoming EU presidency

November 15, 2017, by Alex Bivol

As Bulgaria puts the finishing touches on preparations to hold the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU starting a few short weeks from now, t ...

Bulgaria high court to seek constitutional ruling on existence of specialised anti-corruption courts

October 27, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Judges at Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) voted on October 27 in favour of a motion to challenge at the Constitutional Court the cre ...

  • Bulgarian President declines to appoint high court chief
    October 4, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Roumen Radev said on October 4 that he would not sign the decree appointing Georgi Cholakov as head of the Supreme Administrative Court. Speaking to reporters at Sofia […]

  • Bulgaria’s new Supreme Judicial Council takes office
    October 3, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The new line-up of Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) took their oaths of office on October 3 in a ceremony at the Palace of Justice in Sofia and were scheduled […]