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State of EU accession criteria in Romania

by Dr. Günter Dill, Georgetta Voinea
The reform of justice in Romania is one of the toughest reforms expected from Romania and a key-point in ensuring EU membership. After 15 years of inefficiency, lack of professionalism and integrity of legal professions generalized corruption and interference of the political sphere into the justice act, the justice reform was initiated in the beginning of the year by the current reformist Minister of Justice: Mrs. Monica Macovei, an outstanding legal expert and former human rights activist with the Helsinki Committee – Bucharest.