Журнал Viche 2012 №2

№2, 2012

Independence of judges as an indicator of domestic judicial system

The condition of the local judiciary system, in particular, the compliance of the judicial independence principle, has long passed into a grade of problems that particularly disturbs the Ukrainian society. No one has doubts about need to fix this problematic situation. However all measures taken, including the relevant objectives of judicial reform, has not yet significantly affected the maintenance of a real independence of judges. To make the reformed judicial system give the expected result, this process should be accompanied by careful analysis of judicial independence and effectiveness of mechanisms for its support and also to evaluate the effectiveness of a new legal provisions relating to judges and judicial authorities activity to ensure their independence.