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BCR Issue 562

IWPR Balkans
2 Aug 05
Improving conditions in overcrowded jails is a priority before Romania enters the EU.
Vassil Chobanov
2 Aug 05
Investigative branches of the judiciary are said to have too much power, with little political or civic control over their operations.
Anna McTaggart
2 Aug 05
Judicial restructuring going slowly in Croatia where attempts to bring system up to scratch are marred by poor quality of many judges.
Altin Raxhimi
2 Aug 05
The Albanian judiciary is on the right track but has a long way to go.
Tamara Causidis
2 Aug 05
Government accused of not thinking through legal reforms properly in its rush to show Brussels that it means business.
Aida Sunje
2 Aug 05
Bosnia’s judicial reforms could serve as regional model but remain dependent on internationals and threatened by delays.
IWPR
2 Aug 05
Corruption and bias in Montenegro’s justice system belie legislative guarantees of fairness.
2 Aug 05
The Serbian judiciary remains subservient to its political masters, a major hurdle on the country’s road to Europe.
IWPR
2 Aug 05
Brussels urging Balkan membership candidates to do more to reform their justice systems, but isn’t providing appropriate funding and expert advice for them to do so.