Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade
The Judicial Academy organized a 3-day seminar on the topic of acquiring specialized knowledge in the field of the child rights. The seminar was held at the premises of the First Basic Court in Belgrade from 10-12 April, 2019.
 
 
Acquiring specialized knowledge in the field of the child rights - Source: Judicial Academy
On the first day of the seminar, the participating judges had an opportunity to hear a lecture on the topic of preventing domestic violence, with reference to the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence. The lecturers were Nebojša Đuričić, a judge of the Second Basic Court and Jelica Bojanić-Kerkez, a judge of the Supreme Court of Cassation.
On the second day, Ljiljana Marković and Mikaina Stevanović had an opportunity to speak on the this topic from their respective perspectives of a child psychologist, while on the third day of the seminar, Zorana Delibašić, a judge of the Supreme Court of Cassation spoke about the child rights and exercising parental rights.
This 3-day seminar was attended by 45 participants within the jurisdiction of the Belgrade Court of Appeal.
Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade

On 22 March 2019 the Judicial Academy organized one-day training – part III (continuation of the training) for newly elected judges of commercial courts on the topic Adjudication skills and sources of liability.

On 22 March 2019 the Judicial Academy organized one-day training – part III (continuation of the training) for newly elected judges of commercial courts on the topic Adjudication skills and sources of liability.

 
Adjudication skills and sources of liability - Source: Judicial Academy
The lecturers were Vesna Todorović and Snežana Marić, the Commercial Appellate Court judges, and the method of working was through a moot court and solving of hypotetical cases.
Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade

In accordance with its annual program of training for 2019, the Judicial Academy organized in Belgrade on 15 March a workshop entitled “Advanced training for public relations – presenting mediation in the media”.

Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade
In accordance with its annual program of training for 2019, the Judicial Academy organized in Belgrade on 15 March a workshop entitled “Advanced training for public relations – presenting mediation in the media”.
 
 
Advanced training on communication and public relations - Source: Judicial Academy
The training was organized for the spokespersons and heads of the Mediation Information Services.
The objective of this workshop was to develop the participants’ knowledge and advanced skills for promoting mediation, particularly in the media and public relations, and to become as efficient as possible in connection with the success of mediation for the purpose of reducing caseload and improving court efficiency.

The workshop was attended by the presidents and spokepersons of the basic and higher courts from the territory of the Belgrade appellate court, as well as the heads of the Mediation Information Services.

The lecturer was Mirjana Golubović, the Head of the Department for Special Knowledge and Skills of the Judicial Academy.

Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade
The Judicial Academy, assisted by the project team of the Prevention and the Fight against Corruption Project funded within the EU IPA 2013 pre-accession assistance for Serbia, organized a workshop at the Hotel Museum on 18 April.
 


Application of the Law on Organization and Jurisdiction of the State Bodies in Combating Organized Crime, Terrorism and Corruption - Source: Judicial Academy

The topic of the workshop was application of the Law on Organization and Jurisdiction of the State Bodies in Combating Organized Crime, Terrorism and Corruption – an analysis of the case-law in the second-instance corruption cases, contentious issues for judges of the first-instance.

The workshop was dedicated to judges of Appellate Courts for the purpose of an exchange of experiences in enforcing the Law until present and discussions on the following topics:

  • Examination of motions to indict;
  • Dilemmas regarding the acceptance of circumstantial evidence and non-uniform practice;
  • Overuse of special probative actions;
  • Possibilities for use of the evidence presented in the criminal proceedings for seizure of assets associated with criminal activity;
  • Status of forensic officers.

 

Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade

On 30 Oct. 2019, in Holiday Inn Hotel in Belgrade, the Judicial Academy, in cooperation with the OSCE Mission to Serbia, continued with the programme of training of public prosecutor office holders in the application of the Criminal Procedure Code, by holding the Round Table on the topic of application of the principle of opportunity of criminal prosecution. For the purpose of application of this principle, the Manual was presented at the Round Table, which provides clear and precise instructions to the first-instance prosecutors for the application of this principle whereby uniform application of this principle in all the first-instance prosecutor’s offices is enabled.

Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade
On 1 April 2019, within its regular program, and in cooperation with the Pištaljka organization, the Judicial Academy organized one-day training entitled Basic training for acquiring a certificate on specialized knowledge related to the protection of whistleblowers. The training was held at the library of the Judicial Academy in Belgrade.
 
 
Basic training for acquiring a certificate on specialized knowledge related to the protection of whistleblowers - Source: Judicial Academy
The training was attended by judges of the Appellate, High and Basic Courts from Belgrade.
The lecturers on this training were Snežana Andrejević, a member of the Working group for drafting of the Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers and Jelena Stevanović, an Appellate Court judge from Belgrade, as well as Dragana Matović, Milan Pavlica and Duško Kovačević from the Pištaljka organization.
Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade

The Judicial Academy, within its standard training curricula and in cooperation with Pištaljka NGO organized one-day training for judges of the Basic Court of Belgrade. The training was entitled Basic training for acquiring a certificate on specialized knowledge and skills regarding the protection of whistleblowers.

Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade
The Judicial Academy, within its standard training curricula and in cooperation with Pištaljka NGO organized one-day training for judges of the Basic Court of Belgrade. The training was entitled Basic training for acquiring a certificate on specialized knowledge and skills regarding the protection of whistleblowers.
 
 
Basic training on protection of whistleblowers - Source: Judicial Academy
The training was held on 14 May 2019 at the Judicial Academy’s Library in Belgrade.
The lecturers on the seminar were Snežana Andrejević, a member of the Working Group for drafting of the Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers and Jelena Stevanović, a judge of the Appellate Court in Belgrade, in addition to Milan Pavlica and Duško Kovačević from the Pištaljka NGO.