Former justice minister Robert Cazanciuc, the head of the Senate’s judicial committee, will propose a change to the Criminal Code that would increase penalties...

Romania’s Justice Ministry starts new selection for anticorruption directorate head

Romania’s Justice Ministry will start a new selection process to find a new chief prosecutor for the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA). Justice minister Tudorel Toader...

Romanian justice minister rejects all candidates for head of anticorruption department

The process to select a head prosecutor for Romania’s anticorruption department DNA will restart after the Justice Ministry did not select any of the...

Romania’s president challenges new criminal code at Constitutional Court

Romanian president Klaus Iohannis notified the Constitutional Court about the bills changing the criminal code and the law for combating corruption, recently adopted by...

Law on judiciary organization brings changes to Romanian courtrooms

The law on the organization of the judiciary in Romania, which president Klaus Iohannis promulgated last week, brings several changes to how local courtrooms...

Four prosecutors compete for running Romania’s anticorruption department

Four prosecutors submitted their resumes in the selection procedure for the position of chief prosecutor of Romania’s National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA), News.ro reported. Three of...

The Economist writes about Romania’s “Miss justice”

“An enemy of crooked politicians is fired in Romania” is the title of an article published by prestigious business magazine The Economist about the...
European Commission

Romania may pay penalties for failing to adopt anti-money laundering EU directive

The European Commission (EC) referred Greece and Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to implement the 4th Anti-Money Laundering...

Prosecutors investigate corruption in Romanian Government’s mortgage program

Romanian prosecutors are investigating possible corruption offenses related to the state-backed First House mortgage lending program. Policemen raided the headquarters of the Credit Guarantee Fund...

Romanian President promulgates one of the three controversial justice laws

President Klaus Iohannis announced on Thursday that he promulgated the changes to the law on the organization of the judiciary in Romania (Law n....

Constitutional Court: Same-sex spouses have the right to reside freely in Romania

Romania’s Constitutional Court (CCR) ruled on Wednesday, July 18, that the same-sex married couples have the right to move and reside freely in Romania...

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