Associate Judges of the CNJ will be renewed by thirds

The 21 associate judges of the National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish acronym) will be subjected to an assessment and will be partially replaced by thirds (7 seats), a process that began last January 13 after the adoption of the rules. The Council of Justice (CJ)...

Judicial, Electoral, and Transparency functions submitted their accountability to the Assembly

The plenary session of the National Assembly heard yesterday the accountability of the three functions of the state and various institutions that submitted the balance of their work over the past year. Gustavo Jalkh, Chairman of the Judiciary; Galo Chiriboga, Attorney General;...

Yesterday seven new judges of the CNJ were inaugurated

Yesterday, the Judiciary Council officially appointed the seven new judges of the High Court. The President of the Judiciary, Gustavo Jalkh, during his speech criticized those who “cast doubt” on the” transparent” process of renewal of the National Court. In...

The names of the four judges who will leave the Court were announced

After conducting an “analysis of performance,” which was initiated in October of 2014, the Council of Justice (CJ) yesterday announced the names of the four judges to be detached from the high court. In the list are Mariana Yumbay, Lucy Blacio, Paul Iniguez and Johnny...

Judiciary said that the CNJ will have new judges on January 23

The Judicial Council has already selected the seven new judges for the National Court of Justice (CNJ). Currently, seven judges are expected to be chosen, who will leave office. Yesterday was announced that Judge Wilson Merino, irrevocably resigned, citing personal reasons....

Ecuadorian Government requests the IACHR to “rectify procedures” in the complaints against the country’s justice

On October 29, authorities of the Judicial and the Government Function called on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to “rectify procedures” to treat denunciations against the Ecuadorian State. This, after thehearings conducted on Monday October 27,...

Jalhk rejects complaints about lack of judicial independence

The President of the Judicial Council, Gustavo Jalkh, criticized comments that have emerged about the alleged lack of judicial independence in the country. Jalkh said that these would be “political allegations” and that if there is evidence on a bad prosecution,...

CJ President responds to interpretations of missing embezzlement figure

The President of the Council of the Judiciary (CJ), Gustavo Jalkh, responded to the assertions of Lawyers, in the sense that they will request the file of the embezzlement processes, due to the crime for which their clients were charged, no longer exists in the new Criminal...
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