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Greek Opposition Cries Foul Regarding Delay in Elections

Greek conservative opposition party New Democracy (ND) on Wednesday accused the governing SYRIZA Party of delaying the date of the snap elections in order...

Greek Judges Quash Controversial Irianna Conviction

Greek judges have quashed the controversial conviction of two people jailed in 2016 for serious terrorism offences. Five appeals judges ruled that the pair --...

Justice Minister, CoS President Clash Over Wealth Statements for Judges

In a state governed by the rule of law, every person and especially those in a position to make decisions - whether a politician...

Supreme Court Votes Against Proposal to Increase Retirement Age of Judges

On Wednesday the administrative plenary of the Supreme Court voted against a proposal by the court’s President Vasiliki Thanou to extend the retirement age for judges...

Judges Union and Liberals Slam Proposal for Lifting Judicial Retirement Age

  The Judges Union on Wednesday issued a damning statement that criticizes the proposal made by Supreme Court President Vassiliki Thanou, aged 66, to raise...

Slow Greek Courts Lag Behind in Rulings With 50-Month Verdict Delays

Greek courts take an average of 1,580 days or 50 months to reach a final ruling in a case, placing it in the 155th...

Greek Judges Union Issue Statement Against Long-Term ‘Memorandum’

The Greek Association of Administrative Judges strongly reacted against the "long-term memorandum" whose victims are described to be workers, small businessmen and pensioners. These...

Judges Demand Their Wage Cuts Back Before The End Of 2014

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras received a letter yesterday from five judges' unions. In it, the justices have demanded their wage cuts – amounting to some 100...

Parliament Ratifies Amendment Restoring Judges’ Wages

The Greek Parliament ratified by a majority vote on Thursday an amendment that allows for the restitution of judges' wages, as well as an...

Greek Judges, Garbage Collectors Strike

Mountains of rubbish are accumulating on the streets of Athens and courtroom doors remain closed. These are the results of municipal workers and judges strikes...

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