Romania’s Constitutional Court (CCR) decided on Monday, September 17, that the law adopted by the Senate last week for revising the definition of family...

Romania’s justice minister starts general prosecutor’s evaluation

Romania’s justice minister Tudorel Toader announced on Saturday, August 25, in a Facebook post, that he started the legal procedure to evaluate the activity...

Former FBI director gives Romania five-point plan to fix rule of law

A former Federal Bureau of Investigation director has recommended five measures to fix the rule of law crisis in Romania. Louis Freeh, former FBI director,...

Romanian senator wants harsher penalties for drunk drivers who kill people

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...

Former head of Romania’s Trade Chamber sentenced to over 9 years in jail

The former president of Romania’s Trade and Industry Chamber, Mihail Vlasov, was sentenced to nine years and ten months in jail for corruption offences. The...

Romania’s president challenges Administration Code at Constitutional Court

Romania’s president Klaus Iohannis notified the Constitutional Court about potentially unconstitutional provisions included in the new Administration Code adopted by the Parliament in the...

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...

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