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21 Nov 2017
Events Law enforcement and judicial system

The future of jury trial in Ukraine. Expert debates

On November 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the think tank Ukrainian Institute for the Future will be held the expert debates on the current state and future of jury trials in Ukraine. 
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21 Nov 2017
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The court pronounced only 10% of real sentences for crimes against Maidan, - the UIF study (infographics)

During the period 2013-2017 there were pronounced 49 sentences in the Maidan cases, according to official data of the Prosecutor General's Office. However, only 19 sentences are available for public access. 10% of the senteces analyzed are real, 90% are conditional. This conclusion was reached by the experts of the Program for Reforming the Law Enforcement and Judicial Systems of...
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16 Nov 2017
Expert Opinions Law enforcement and judicial system

Whom I see as Director of State Bureau of Investigation

Denys Monastyrskyy is a member of the commission for holding a competition for the post of Director of the State Bureau of Investigation. The text was published on "Censor.net" The Director of the State Bureau of Investigation and his deputies – are the key people in the formation of a new central executive body that will carry out the law...
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13 Nov 2017
Expert Opinions Law enforcement and judicial system

Old challenges for the renewed Constitutional Court

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06 Nov 2017
Expert Opinions Law enforcement and judicial system

On the edge of unlawfulness

For the third year in a row we hear from TV statements from ministers, politicians, and activists on the corrupted and bad court, which is not worth to trust. We can believe only them, the true representatives of the people. All the others who are under oath (civil servants, police officers or judges), in their opinion, do not deserve it....
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31 Oct 2017
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The reality of contract murders in Ukraine: how to protect important witnesses

Murder of Amina Okuyeva and attempted murder of Adam Osmayev. This crime was added to a large list of resonant crimes committed recently in our country. However, the most important questions about the future of Ukraine in the reality of contract murders are ignored.
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25 Oct 2017
Expert Opinions Law enforcement and judicial system

Конкурс на Директора ДБР вийшов на фінішну пряму

30 жовтня розпочинається перевірка на поліграфі 19 кандидатів на посади Директора Державного бюро розслідувань та його заступників. Це означає, що найдовший в Україні конкурс нарешті виходить на фінальну стадію і керівництво ДБР може бути обрано в найближчий час (після повторної співбесіди). Принаймні, все зараз у руках Конкурсної комісії і темп обрання Директора напряму залежить від Комісії. Дослідження всіх кандидатів буде...
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22 Oct 2017
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Public council of honesty after the contest to the Supreme Court: is there a future?

Ukraine is one of the few countries in the world where the public takes direct part in the procedures of competitions of candidates for judicial positions and qualifying examinations of judges. In some countries the representatives of the society are included in the bodies responsible for appointing judges. In Ireland they are called "informed consumers of judicial services", in Sweden...
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20 Oct 2017
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What are the risks of Lozovoy's amendments to the judicial system of Ukraine

While people near the Verkhovna Rada are demanding systematic political reforms and a change of power, by the way, an instrument capable to demolish the entire state machine has already been introduced into the legislative field of Ukraine. We just need to wait and in a year or two an angry population will demolish the entire law enforcement system, from...
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17 Oct 2017
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Denys Monastyrskyy on Poroshenko's project: "radical restriction of immunity is inexpedient"

Poroshenko's project on the abolition of deputy immunity was commented by Denys Monastyrskyy, an expert of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, Program for Reforming the Law Enforcement and Judicial Systems. "In my opinion, such a radical restriction of immunity is inexpedient. The main problem today, actually, is the impossibility of bringing the People's Deputy to criminal responsibility without the...
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09 Oct 2017
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Who will protect the State Bureau of Investigations?

The State Bureau of Investigation will soon become one of the most powerful law enforcement agencies in Ukraine with an initial number of employees 1,500. Such a large-scale new body in modern Ukraine has not yet been created starting from scratch.The expert assessment of this event was given by Denys Monastyrskyy, an expert of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future,...
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09 Oct 2017
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Murder of Voronenkov: UIF experts commented on the statement of the Prosecutor General's Office

On Monday, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko made a statement on the results of the investigation of the murder of former Russian State Duma deputy Denys Voronenkov. Experts from the analytical center of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future presented their assessments of the resonant news.
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06 Oct 2017
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The Lozovyy’s amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code was corrected

The Committee on Legal Policy and Justice of the Verkhovna Rada published a decision (according to the results of the committee's meeting on October 3) to clarify the edition of Lozovyy's amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code.
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03 Oct 2017
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Will there be new procedural codes and a new Supreme Court?

Expert on reforming the law enforcement system Denys Monastyrskyi for “Censor.net” Last week, everyone discussed the decision of the High Council of Justice on submission to the President of Ukraine a proposal on the appointing judges to the Supreme Court. However, few people noticed that without the adoption of appropriate changes to the procedural codes (where the Supreme...
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02 Oct 2017
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Anticorruption court ... of jury

Corruption – is the most serious disease of our society. It is hopelessly incurable for some people. Some are constantly looking for medicines from it, trying to invent or to find the right recipe abroad by themselves .
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29 Sep 2017
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On the birthday of the author of "Don Quixote" the New Supreme Court of Ukraine was born

On Friday, September 29th, there was an event that would go down in history of reforming the judicial system of Ukraine. At the morning session, the Supreme Council of Justice (SCJ) announced a list of 111 names of future judges of the Supreme Court. Regarding 7 candidates, the Rada “paused” in submitting their presentation to the President, two...
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27 Sep 2017
News Law enforcement and judicial system

Anticorruption Court: to be or not to be - expert debates

On September 26 at 10:00 a.m. in the Ukrainian Institute for the Future will be held the expert debates on the theme "Anticorruption Court: to be or not to be."
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20 Sep 2017
Events Law enforcement and judicial system

​Антикорупційний суд: to be or not to be — експертні дебати

26 вересня о 10:00 в Українському інституті майбутньоговідбудуться експертні дебати на тему "Антикорупційний суд: to be or not to be".ЗАПРОШЕНІ: 1. Олена Сотник, Народний депутат України2. Антон Геращенко, Народний депутат України 3. Сергій Алексєєв, Народний депутат України4. Артем Ситник, директор Національного антикорупційного бюро України5. Алла Лесько, член Вищої ради правосуддя, суддя 6. Олександр Водянников, керівник відділу верховенства права координатора проектів...
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16 Sep 2017
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State Bureau of Investigation: is the history of success possible?

Formally, the SBI was created in February 2016 by a corresponding resolution of the Cabinet of Ministries. Speaking about the actual "launching" period of the work - there were many forecasts from July 2016 until July 2017 from the beginning of the competition for the post of Director of the SBI and his assistants. The last was not...
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08 Sep 2017
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Poroshenko devoted only 0.4% to State Bureau of Investigation in his annual message to Verkhovna Rada

During the annual message of the President to the Verkhovna Rada on the internal and external situation of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko drew attention to the State Bureau of Investigation and spent only 24 seconds of his one-and-a half hour speech.
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