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Update: CSM appoints new chairman – Simona Marcu. President Iohannis vows support to justice independence

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President Klaus Iohannis has attended on Friday the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) sitting, the first one this year. According to the Constitution, the head of state presides the sitting when attending, hotnews.ro informs. The CSM sitting was attended also ...

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Justice Minister says he has made a decision on DNA’s Kovesi: “I’m going to formalize it”. Constitution should be amended

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Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has announced on Friday he has made a decision regarding the Chief Prosecutor of the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA), Laura Codruta Kovesi, based on the control conducted by the Judicial Inspection, and he is about to ...

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ALDE leader Johannes Cornelis van Baalen: We are concerned about the laws that do not help judiciary independence in Romania

Johannes Cornelis van Baalen

Johannes Cornelis van Baalen, President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (ALDE) said on Thursday, in an interview for RFI Romania, his party is concerned about the amendments brought to the laws of justice and that ...

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Justice Minister Toader to announce decision on DNA Chief Kovesi soon

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Justice Minister Tudorel Toader said he will soon announce if he requests or not the dismissal of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) Chief Prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, after the checks on the directorate is completed. Toader told Antena 3 TV ...

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Iohannis revives idea of referendum on judiciary. Romania also risks activation of article 7 for breaching rule of law, just like in Poland’s case

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In an informal meeting with the media on Wednesday, President Klaus Iohannis has confessed he considers calling for a referendum on the judiciary issue. The head of state had laid down this idea early this year amid massive street protests ...

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Update2 – Justice Minister: GEO issued if the bill on Criminal Codes is not adopted, Gov’t sources deny. Four-day protests at Sibiu Court

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Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has said on Tuesday, during the parliamentary special committee debates (aka. Iordache committee), that the ministry has drawn up the draft bill according to the European Parliament Directive on the benefit of doubt and on the ...

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Justice minister in Malaysia meets the Romanian sentenced to death for drug trafficking

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While on an official five-day visit to Malaysia, Justice minister Tudorel Toader has visited the Romanian who has been imprisoned there since 2012, Ionut Alexandru Gogolan, sentenced to death for drug trafficking. The Romanian Justice minister showed his support for ...

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