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Colombia to seek major justice overhaul through popular vote

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Colombia’s government is set to call a referendum in March of next year to approve a raft of measures that will tackle corruption by overhauling the current justice system.

The proposed reform would see the elimination of the electoral powers of the high court, the establishment of a new investigative body for the prosecution of court judges, the introduction an ethical approach to the training of legal professionals and the adoption of measures to combat judicial congestion.

Source: Colombia Reports