Philosophy of law

A New Series of Consultations with President Rumen Radev about the Bulgarian Constitution

A new series of consultations with the President. The occasion - changes in the Constitution.

Rumen Radev will speak with representatives of the Supreme Bar Council. According to the president, there is a need for changes in the judicial system.

Culture of Denial: Why So Few War Criminals Feel Guilty

The denial of war-related responsibility remains prevalent throughout the former Yugoslavia, and some of those who have denied their guilt are treated as heroes in their home countries.

"Someone who admits to his guilt is [seen as] a traitor," said Dusko Tomic, a lawyer from Sarajevo who has defended people accused of war crimes.

Bosnia Indicts Serb Ex-Policemen for Torturing Civilian Prisoners

The Bosnian state prosecution on Friday indicted Jovan Kusic, alias Joja, and Branislav Vukovic, alias Bato, for having participated in the unlawful detention, torture, abuse and beating of Bosniak civilians who were detained in a gym at the Cultural Centre in Pale in May and June 1992.

BIRN Offers Grants to Explore War Crimes Archives

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has launched a call for proposals for small projects by journalists, artists, historians and civil society activists covering topics related to the archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and domestic courts in former Yugoslav countries that dealt with war crimes cases.

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.

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