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Draft law aimed at establishment of the dependence of judges and legalization of unfaithful conduct has been introduced to the Parliament and other news.

18 march 2019

Newsletter #15 (January-February 2019)

The monthly information bulletin of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform (CPLR) is dedicated to the analysis of state reforms, in particular in the areas of parliamentarianism and elections, constitutional and judicial reforms, civil service, anticorruption, etc.

15 march 2019

Media Invite. March 18. Expert discussion “Ensuring the independence of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine: necessary steps”

On Monday, March 18, the Centre for Policy and Legal Reform jointly with Reanimation Package of Reforms will hold an expert discussion “Ensuring the independence of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine: necessary steps”.

12 march 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 4–11 March

More than 20% of the candidates questioned by the public may be appointed to the Supreme Court.

5 march 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 25 February - 4 March

Article of the Criminal Code on illegal enrichment was recognized unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court.

20 february 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 11–18 February

Dubious decisions by the Congress of Advocates may affect legitimacy of all personnel-related decisions for the judiciary.  

13 february 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 4–11 February

NACP started operating a register of persons who committed corruption and corruption-related offenses. Plenary sessions of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges on candidates to the Supreme Court may be held without representatives of the Public Council of Integrity.

7 february 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 28 January – 4 February

High Qualification Commission of Judges demonstrates different standards of conduct while interacting with the Public Council of International Experts and the Public Council of Integrity.

29 january 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 21–28 January

Shooting team of the "Stop corruption" project was attacked in Kyiv.  

28 january 2019

The Anti-Corruption agenda for candidates who run for the President of Ukraine

Leading anti-corruption organizations call on presidential candidates to present their proposals of solving key problems of the state anti-corruption policy.

28 january 2019

Media Invite. January 29, Round table Disciplinary responsibility of prosecutors in Ukraine

On Tuesday, January 29, the Centre for Policy and Legal Reform will host a round table "Disciplinary Responsibility of Prosecutors in Ukraine", with the support of the Council of Europe and the European Union

22 january 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 14-21 January

Unconstitutional selection of candidates for the positions of the Constitutional Court judgesin the Parliament: consideration by the Constitutional Court.

15 january 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 7-14 January

Public Council of International Experts has questioned the integrity of 47 of the 113 candidates for the positions of judges of the High Anticorruption Court.

14 january 2019

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Reform Digest №10: November-December 2018

Digest is dedicated to the process of reform of law enforcement authorities in Ukraine and criminal justice legislation. 

10 january 2019

Newsletter of the CPLR #14 (December)

The monthly newsletter of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform is devoted to the analysis of the state reform, in particular in the areas of parliamentarism and elections, constitutional and judicial reform, civil service, anti-corruption, etc.

10 december 2018

Newsletter #13 (November)

The monthly newsletter of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform is devoted to the analysis of the state reform, in particular in the areas of parliamentarism and elections, constitutional and judicial reform, civil service, anti-corruption, etc.

4 december 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 26 November - 3 December

Weekly Political Points: State Bureau of Investigation began its functioning, Imposing of the legal regime of martial law in Ukraine.

27 november 2018

Press briefing "Deputies raise the issue of unconstitutionality of the selection of CCU judges in the Parliament"

Viktoria Ptashnyk, Julia Kyrychenko and Bogdan Bondarenko will discuss the content and importance of constitutional submission on verification of constitutionality of article 208-4 of Rules of Procedures of the Verkhovna Rada.

26 november 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 19-26 November

Position of the CPLR: imposition of martial law for 60 days makes it impossible to hold the next regular presidential election.

8 november 2018

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Reform Digest №9: September-October 2018

Digest is dedicated to the process of reform of law enforcement authorities in Ukraine and criminal justice legislation. 

7 november 2018

Newsletter of the CPLR #12 (October)

The monthly newsletter of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform is devoted to the analysis of the state reform, in particular in the areas of parliamentarism and elections, constitutional and judicial reform, civil service, anti-corruption, etc.

7 november 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 29 October – 5 November

Weekly Political Points: the court acquitted a member of the High Council of Justice Pavlo Grechkivsky, who was accused of fraud, the Council of Europe presented a negative opinion on the draft law on criminal offenses No.7279-d, which was previously publicly supported by the Head of the EU Advisory Mission.

31 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 22–29 October

Weekly Political Points: сompetition to the High Anticorruption Court began with discrimination

23 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 15–22 October

Weekly Political Points: deputies may make the investigation of corruption crimes more complicated due to excessive control over forensic examinations.

17 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 8–15 October

Weekly Political Points: people’s deputies suggest limiting access to the declarations of the part of law enforcement officers and making their verification ineffective.

10 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 1–8 October

Weekly Political Points: the State Migration Service shows no desire to resolve the problems in the passport area, NABU initiated a pre-trial investigation into possible illegal enrichment of Serhii Semochko, First Deputy Head of the Foreign Intelligence Service. 

5 october 2018

Newsletter of the CPLR for September, 2018

The monthly newsletter of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform is devoted to the analysis of the state reform, in particular in the areas of parliamentarism and elections, constitutional and judicial reform, civil service, anti-corruption, etc.

3 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 24 September – 1 October

Weekly Political Points: Yuriy Lutsenko alleged that NABU shows no results of its work; Guarantor of the Constitution of Ukraine: “Onyshchenko is a criminal”.

26 september 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 17 – 24 September

Weekly Political Points: voting of the Verkhovna Rada on parliamentary immunity; the draft law on criminal offenses violates European standards and requirements of the Constitution; Kyiv District Administrative Court determined that operational investigative actions of the NABU in the so-called “amber case” were illegal

19 september 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 10 – 17 September

Weekly Political Points: lack of the language law and inaction of the Parliament; First Deputy Head of Security Service of Ukraine Pavlo Demchyna became aware of the prepared notice of suspicion on illicit enrichment for him before the official notification; detectives of NABU gave to the Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan the notice of suspicion of illicit enrichment.

12 september 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 3 – 10 September

Weekly Political Points: The President’s proposals on the constitutional changes; the procedure for assessment and collection of administrative fees must be regulated by the law; the President introduced the draft law “On Legal Profession and Advocacy Activity”, the provisions of which may impede criminal investigations