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16 Feb
Thousands of Tunisians have demonstrated in the capital after President Kais Saied granted himself new judicial powers in a decree. Saied can now unilaterally fire and block appointments of judges.
25 May 2021
The National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies has advocated financial autonomy for the Judiciary, legislature and Local Governments, in all states of the Federation.
25 Mar 2020
It is widely believed the Judicial process in Nigeria grinds slowly and it often appears that a defendant is free the moment they are granted bail but, the question no one has ever asked is; where does the bail money go to?
24 Mar 2020
Covid-19: How Nigerian lawyers, judiciary are taking precautionary measures
19 Jan 2020
Constitutional experts warn Poland's latest proposed bill introducing new disciplinary rules for judges could further erode the country's judiciary. The EU is also speaking out, and has tried to intervene.
6 Sep 2019
At the just-concluded 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association – on imparting his thoughts on the level of technological adoption in Nigeria’s Judiciary, Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, Seni Adio, joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
26 Jul 2019
Nigerian judiciary one of the best in Africa - CJN Tanko
13 Jun 2019
Blind justice? Brazil's judiciary accused of targeting Lula.
22 Oct 2018
Nigerian judiciary moves to free prison inmates detained without trial.
26 Sep 2018
As the US Senate Judiciary Committee prepares to hear testimony from at least one of the women who say Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted them, voices of protest against his nomination are growing louder. Can he survive the row?
28 Aug 2017
Anti-corruption fight - The judiciary is our problem - Obono Obla
29 Mar 2017
Anambra judiciary - Obiano wants an end to awaiting trial cases.

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