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Prosecutors call on justice minister to rein in aggressive lawyers

The Association of Prosecutors of Greece (EEE) called on the justice minister on Wednesday to intervene with legislative measures to ensure criminal cases proceed smoothly at courts and to rein in aggressive lawyers. The Association condemned as unacceptable and professionally abusive the behavior of certain defense lawyers, and called for …

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Explosive device found outside the Courts compound in downtown Athens

A backpack with explosives was found close to the premises of the Courts compound in downtown Athens late on Sunday. A warning to two media outlets alerted police. Authorities were alerted late Sunday night when shortly before midnight, an unknown person called a news website and a newspaper and warned …

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Greece’s courts to require coronavirus vaccination certificates from all judicial officers and public

Greece’s courts will be requiring a coronavirus vaccination certificate, a Covid-19 recovery certificate or a negative PCR test from all judicial officers and members of the attending public as of Thursday, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday. For members of the public this mandate relates to anyone aged 12 or …

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Greece’s court resume operation after easing of lockdown

Greece’s Justice Minister Konstantinos Tsiaras announced on Monday that administrative, civil and criminal courts are gradually returning to operation and that this process will conclude on June 15, 2020. According to Justice Ministry roadmap: May 6: The Council of State, the Court of Audit and regular administrative courts under the …

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War of Words between Greek Judiciary and Government escalates

The war of words between the Greek government and the judiciary escalated on Monday, when the president of the country’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, made a statement that was broadcast live on television. In his statement, the president of CoS, Nikos Sakellariou, spoke of a systematic government …

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