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Auzi, Auzi! -Hear, Hear

We begin this series of judicial-themed blog pieces on Romania, a country that used to be in the East-European communist bloc under the influence of the Soviet Union. 979 more words

Courts, Cassation and the Constitution: The Judicial Structure of Italy

Once the authoritative and influential heartland of the Roman Empire that produced the Justinian Code and was also a source of Canon Law, the modern state of Italy has been a proponent of the civil law tradition for much of its history. 1,021 more words

Bulgaria’s Judicial System: Small Country, Big Corruption Problem

Source: http://sofiaglobe.com/2015/01/27/ec-to-criticise-bulgarias-slow-progress-on-judicial-reform-fighting-corruption-reports/

“The 1991 Constitution was a compromise between the country’s former Communist rulers, who had won the first free elections in 1990, and the democratic forces, which were then poorly organized.” 1,006 more words

A Division of Justice: Sweden's Egalitarian Approach to the Judiciary

Most European countries follow a Civil Law tradition, however, not all systems are identical in structure. Judicial systems across Europe vary in their formation and jurisdiction. 976 more words

Three Peas in a Pod - Understanding Belgium's Judicial System

As most civil legal traditions in Europe, Belgium adopted the Napoleonic Code as the foundation of all legal institutions in the regions of Flanders and Wallonia. 1,058 more words

Man, 31, arraigned for fondling woman’s breast in Lagos

For allegedly fondling a woman’s breast, a 31-year-old man, Yusuf Akpata, was on Thursday brought before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

The accused, who lives at No. 168 more words

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