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Impactul pandemiei Covid-19 asupra sistemelor judiciare din cadrul Uniunii Europene
The Impact of the Pandemic COVID-19 on the Judiciary System in the European Union

Author(s): Laura Magdalena Trocan
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, International Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Sociology, Health and medicine and law, EU-Legislation
Published by: Universul Juridic
Keywords: Covid -19; justice; European Union; human rights; judiciary system; international cooperation;
Summary/Abstract: The Covid - 19 pandemic has generated a global health crisis, with profound implications for all areas of life, and the measures taken against it have been unprecedented challenges for all state authorities and the population. Justice has not been spared by the effects of the pandemic, restrictive measures taken all over the world, including at European Union level, have in many cases disrupted activity in this area, they infringed fundamental rights, caused procedural delays, affected procedural deadlines and led to the suspension or reduction of legal aid and public and community services. The measures have significantly affected international cooperation and also reconfigured the use of digital tools in the judiciary system. In this context, this article aims to provide an overview of the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on the judiciary system in the European Union in the light of the measures taken to combat its effects, using official information on the portals of national and European institutions.

  • Page Range: 209-215
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: Romanian