Country Reports

REPORT: The old and new Romanian Superior Council of Magistracy

by Thorsten Geißler, Corina Rebegea
On November 1st, 2010, the Romanian Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) changed its composition. The judges and prosecutors from all over Romania elected their new representatives in the body constitutionally designed to protect the independence of the judiciary. The Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung tried to follow the latest developments of the most important institution in the process of reforming the Romanian justice system. Enclosed you can find our latest report in English.

The report concentrates on the following topics:

  • CSM in brief
  • Election procedures and controversies
  • Quick view over the candidates’ projects
  • The new face of the CSM
  • Constitutional Court
  • Some final reflections

February 01 - Dec 31, 2010
Elections CSM 2010 Project