Judicial Reform Packages: Evaluating Their Effect on Rights and Freedoms

Author
Hande Özhabeş, Naim Karakaya
Content Type
Special Report
Institution
Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV)
Abstract
“Judicial Reform Packages: Evaluating Their Effect on Rights and Freedoms” authored by Naim Karakaya and Hande Özhabeş, is published as part of TESEV’s ongoing work on judicial reform. The report focuses on the four judicial reform packages released by AK Party government between 2011 and 2013. It analyses the Judicial Packages and evaluates them from the perspective of rights and freedoms, and focuses especially on freedom of expression, right to liberty and security, right to a fair trial as well as the execution system.
Topic
Security, Law, Reform, Freedom of Expression, Justice, Judiciary
Political Geography
Turkey, Middle East