Supreme Judicial Council

The Lawyers Bar Association in Plovdiv Has Issued a Statement against Ivan Geshev's Views on the Separation of Powers

The Lawyers Bar Association in Plovdiv has issued a statement in which it strongly disagrees with the views expressed in a television interview by Ivan Geshev on the separation of powers, BNR reported.

Bulgarian SJC Reinstated Former Head of Anti-corruption Commission as Prosecutor

The prosecutors' college in the Supreme Judicial Council on August 5 reinstated the former head of the of the Counter-Corruption and Unlawfully Acquired Assets Forfeiture Commission (CCUAAFC) Plamen Georgiev to the post of prosecutor. The reinstatement was supported by all participants in the extraordinary meeting, which lasted 3 minutes, reports BNT. 

Today Is the Deadline for Nominations for a New Chief Prosecutor in Bulgaria

The Supreme Judicial Council meets at a last meeting before the summer vacation. The deadline for nominations for a Chief Public Prosecutor also expires today. Following the unanimous nomination of Ivan Geshev, only the Minister of Justice can offer another candidate by law.

Lozan Panov: There Is a Risk for the Chief Prosecutor Election to Be Left with only One Nomination

Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) chairman Lozan Panov believes there is a risk that the election of the Chief Prosecutor will remain with only one nomination after yesterday the entire Prosecutor's College of the Supreme Judicial Council (YSC) raised Ivan Geshev.