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This essay aims at broadening the scope of the debate about the independence of the judiciary in Georgia while contextualizing it in the light of the ongoing transformation of the country. While the logic behind the judicial reform and its achievements to date is outlined, it is argued that protection of the citizen from excessive state interference remains a challenge for the reform process. Positive prospects regarding the possibility of striking a balance between the executive, legislature and judiciary branches, particularly in the aftermath of the upcoming elections, are expressed.

 

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Giorgi Meladze
Giorgi Meladze
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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