The Supreme Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Negotiations Gone Astray


Written by: Nedim Jahić

It has been 15 years since Wolfgang Petritsch, the High Representative at the time, signed the decision establishing the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The decision was then approved by the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina. At the time this was perceived as a part of a wider reform project, which was supposed to restructure the Judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina by changing the way in which judges and prosecutors are elected, altering the financial framework and by establishing the Supreme Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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