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Upravljanje rezultatima rada kao deo odgovornosti pravosuđa
Court performance managment as part of judicial accountability

Author(s): Marina Bošković Matić
Subject(s): Law and Transitional Justice
Published by: Institut za uporedno pravo
Keywords: performance results; indicators; accountability; independence; functional review; efficiency and quality of judiciary

Summary/Abstract: In this paper, author provides overview of the importance of monitoring judicial performance, as well as development of approach that judicial independence includes accountability of the judicial system for achieved results. Monitoring and evaluation of judicial performance from the aspects of efficiency, quality and access to justice is relatively new trend that is gradually developed and enhanced, as a request of society and citizens for rational budget execution. Author analysed different models of judicial performance measurement that are developed at the national level (United States of America and the Netherlands), as well as within regional organizations such as Council of Europe (European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice) and European Union (EU Justice Scoreboard). Separate chapters are devoted to Rule of Law Index and judicial functional review methodology. Author presented positive experience of Serbian justice system and introduction of rewards program for achieved performance results.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 77-92
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Serbian