Slovak Judiciary As Seen by the Public, Experts, and Judges

Supported by: Open Society Foundation, Bratislava

Project span: July 2011 – July 2012

Project team: Grigorij Mesežnikov (project manager, expert guarantor), Oľga Gyárfášová (researcher), Zora Bútorová (researcher), Ján Bartoš (project coordinator), external experts (panel), judges (panel)

Objective: The purpose of the project is to analyze the opinions of the public, experts, and judges regarding the issues and challenges of Slovak judiciary faces, their causes, and potential solutions. During one year, a continual survey was conducted, monitoring opinions of general public (representative sample of the Slovak population), as well as of experts and judges (organized in two separate panels of respondents). The results of the research are analyzed and widely published in the media on quarterly basis. Research findings and analytical conclusions can be used in public and expert discussion and will provide arguments in favor of the systematic changes in the Slovak judiciary.

Quarterly analytical reports published in media and on the website of IVO:

Slovak Judiciary - Autumn 2011
Slovak Judiciary - Winter 2011/2012
Slovak Judiciary - Spring 2012
Slovak Judiciary - Summer 2012

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