From a technical point of view mediation is a voluntary way of resolving disputes where a trained mediator helps parties of relatively equal bargaining positions to resolve disputes about legal issues. From the same technical point of view mediation is… Read moreMediation, the Pandora’s box of the legal system?
This week Bucharest was the central stage for one of my favourite cultural events: One World Romania; while everyday life kept many of us from having a human rights documentary marathon the festival was a good trigger for choosing the… Read moreWhen ignorance kills
It took almost 20 years for an official denouncement of the Communist Regime in Romania and it took a little bit longer for the Lustration law to come into force. The need for moral punishment was long gone when the… Read moreLet the witch hunt begin
Every week before I write my little article I discover that life is full of surprises and that is why this week I choose to talk about the paradox we find at every step, even in the legal world. What… Read moreAs we like it…
Some battles can be won, some are certain to be lost, the only thing that matters in the end is whether or not you stood alone in the fight. There are many reasons that can trigger a defeat in a… Read moreHow to fight your fight
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or better yet, reality is in the eye of the beholder. I was reading EC’s preliminary report on Romanian Justice System and it was one of those times when certainty arose that… Read moreHe said. She said.
Once upon a time there was the free internet…you woke up in the morning, pour a cup of coffee, open your laptop and you had the world at your feet. You found out in 30 seconds what had happened in… Read moreKnowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise…
We like to plan things. Sometimes we like to plan how to plan things. What apparently we don’t enjoy is to do the things we planned. Moreover we like to agree with every revolutionary statement, we have strong principles in… Read moreThe boy who cried wolf
I was searching the web for some breaking news in the past week but nothing I read caught my atention. Many were outraged about the new liability law for judges and prosecutors. Some decided to demand a new parliamentary debate,… Read moreSame old, same old!
It would be a lost battle to try not to write about the elephant in the room… everybody is watching the street manifestations in Romania, it is the prime time news, the debate of the moment. Ironically the manifestation found… Read moreWe, the People