Date: 12 June 2017
The Supreme Court of Latvia, the Supreme Court of Lithuania, the Supreme Court of Spain, the Curia of Hungary, the University of Antwerp and the University of Ljubljana – jointly participating in a project entitled “Supreme courts as guarantees for the effectiveness of judicial systems in the European Union”, co-funded by the European Union – elaborated a Best Practice Guide for the management of supreme courts in the European Union. Based on a commission by the Curia of Hungary, the English-language document has been translated into Hungarian.
The research project and the Best Practice Guide focused on the following questions:
- How can Supreme Courts contribute to legal certainty, consistency and the transparency of the law?
- How can Supreme Court management be improved and backlogs be reduced in order to guarantee an effective and timely protection of rights?
- How can Supreme Court communication with the public be improved?
- What is the role of the Supreme Courts in the work of the national Councils of Judiciary?
Budapest, the 12th of June 2017
Press Secretariat of the Curia of Hungary