Supreme Court Selection: Updates
The High Qualification Commission of Judges continues final consideration of candidates to the Supreme Court judges, who received negative opinions from the Public Integrity Council.
As of July 7th, overall result of all the plenary sessions of the Commission is:
candidates were disqualified by the Сommission based on the negative opinions of the Public Integrity Council
negative opinions of the Public Integrity Council were overruled by the Commission
The Commission has considered 91 of 110 negative opinion of the Public integrity council.
The Commission overruled negative PIC opinion regarding acting head of the Supreme Court of Ukraine Y. Romaniuk. Romaniuk is known for welcoming so called dictatorship laws, adopted on January 16th, 2014 to pressure participants of the Revolution of Dignity. He also took decision that the European Court of Human Rights recognized as severe violation of the European Court on Human Rights.
It is expected that the Qualification Commission of Judges will continue assessment of negative opinions of the Public Integrity Council by the end of July.