Ever-growing international knowledge: Werbőczy Mundus scholars have begun their journey

A Werbőczy Mundus scholar will spend his internship at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg for the first time in history. Starting in September a Hungarian lawyer will spend several months at the Strasbourg-based European institution along with his fellows working at the Academy of European Law (ERA) in Trier and at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg.

The ‘Sziget Court’ was popular on the Civil Sziget!

It was the fifth time this year that the ‘Sziget Court’ tent welcomed the participants of the Sziget Festival between 7 and 13 August. Hundreds were interested in the programs offered by the Sziget Court, despite the heat wave that lasted for days.

The Miskolc Regional Court joined an environmental campaign

Members of the Miskolc Regional Court staff gathered 274 unnecessary telephones, as the Regional Court joined the environmental campaign “It only costs one phone” of the Miskolc Zoo.

Hungarian court success at the World Championship of stenographers and court reporters

The world’s best stenographers, typists and court reporters matched their knowledge at the 52nd Intersteno Congress and World Championship that took place in Cagliari, Sardinia between 13-19 July. Several Hungarian court professionals attended the event, e.g. Krisztina Kollárikné Terjéki, clerk of the XVIII-XIX. District Court of Budapest, who finished second in the category of Note Taking and Reporting.

“The key to victory lies in coordinated teamwork" - discussion with the Hungarian THEMIS team members

In the THEMIS competition organized by the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN), the Hungarian team has never achieved such a big success before. The trio made up of dr. Franciska Zsófia Gyuranecz, dr. Dorottya Papp and dr. Bernadett Krausz trainee judges won semi-final D in Sofia, Bulgaria, and received a special prize for the best visual performance. The team tutored by judge dr. Bálint Kovács wrote their paper on judicial ethics and professional conduct dealing with the relation between

VIII. National Judicial Sports Days - Debrecen won the Trophy

This year’s National Judicial Sports Days ended this Sunday. The program at the University of Miskolc campus was organized jointly by the Debrecen Regional Court of Appeal and the Balassagyarmat, Debrecen, Eger, Miskolc and Nyíregyháza Regional Courts with the support of Dr. Tünde Handó, President of the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ).

Focus on the court! – NOJ announces photo contest

The National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) has invited entries for a contest for amateur photographers. Those who are interested in taking photos of court buildings, court work, everyday life or courtroom events are welcome to apply.

Political activity of judges in the light of judicial ethos

In Hungary, the prohibition of political activity for judges is regarded as a historical achievement. The ‘conflict of interest’ rule was set out for the first time in Section IV of Act IV of 1869 on Judicial Power.

Pro Cooperatione Medal has been awarded to the President of the NOJ, dr. Tünde Handó

On the occasion of the Day of the Prosecution, on June 11 2019, a ceremony was held by the Office of the Attorney General in the ceremonial hall of the Curia. At the event, the Attorney General, dr. Péter Polt awarded the Pro Cooperatione Medal to dr. Tünde Handó, president of the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ).

The NOJ is the good example - Workshop on the employment of autistic people

The National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) is a leader in the employment of autistic people – said the Head of the Aura Association for Autistic Community, at the workshop organised for present and future employers at the Hungarian Academy of Justice.