PG Lazar after protocols with SRI ruled unconstitutional:Optimistic current prosecution documents will be deemed legal

Romania's Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar says that cases have always been built professionally, both in the trial and in the criminal prosecution stage, and is optimistic that the prosecution documents completed so far in the cases in the attention of the Public Prosecution Office will be kept as such.

Of judges and opportunists

Whether they wanted it or not, our judicial officials today find themselves at the center of political life. They share a lot of responsibility for what is happening and will have to play a leading role in fixing the situation.

Polakis accuses judicial officials of stalling major corruption cases

Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis issued a long-winded statement on Wednesday alleging that prosecutors and investigative magistrates probing two major corruption cases were deliberately delaying the ongoing investigations, in what was seen as an interference in Justice.

UPDATE/JusMin Toader says he is to send to President Iohannis PG Lazar's dismissal request

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader announced that he will send on Thursday to President Klaus Iohannis the official request for the dismissal of Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar, as well as the proposals for appointment in five leadership positions within the Prosecutor General's Office, which the head of state had previously rejected on lack of legality grounds.