Courts to publish rulings on the internet

Publication of court decisions on the internet, public selection procedures to appoint judges and court chairmen, public tests for judges, and cancellation of bonuses for judges will all be introduced under an amendment proposed by Justice Minister Lucia Žitňanská and approved by the Slovak Parliament on Wednesday, December 8.

Publication of court decisions on the internet, public selection procedures to appoint judges and court chairmen, public tests for judges, and cancellation of bonuses for judges will all be introduced under an amendment proposed by Justice Minister Lucia Žitňanská and approved by the Slovak Parliament on Wednesday, December 8.

The amendment is part of the first package of measures intended to open the judiciary to public scrutiny, the SITA newswire wrote on Wednesday, December 8. The minister said her draft would bring greater transparency to the judiciary, reduce the space for internal corruption and strengthen the independence of serving judges.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Illustrative stock photo

One euro for every comment. Slovak company turns hate into love on social media

The first such campaign in Slovakia, though quite a popular technique abroad.


23. jún
Marian Kocner and his lawyer at the Supreme Court

The wrong way to do right

Overturning not-guilty verdicts, especially in cases as emotive as the Kuciak murder trial, is a very bad idea.


45m
In 2020, the National Cybersecurity Centre was involved in investigating 450 ransom attacks.

North Koreans and Russians. How did hackers target Slovakia?

The security authority reported hundreds of attacks over the past year.


23. jún

News digest: Third wave is coming. President urges people to get vaccinated

President and the Catholic bishops encourage people to get Covid vaccine. More foreign countries classify Slovakia as green. Cabinet apologises for the infamous Moldava raid.


20 h