EUAM awareness campaign on jury service in Lviv region

November 15, 2017

EUAM has taken steps to raise public awareness of jury service in the Lviv region. The mission held media event several weeks ago, in which President of a District Court, representative of Local Council, President of the ‘Association for Independent Judicial Oversight’, Head of the State Judicial Administration in Lviv and EUAM participated and called for viewers and listeners to apply for the juror duty.

The participation of jurors in criminal and civil trials is legally foreseen in a number of cases and provides a high level of transparency and social control over the legality of the proceedings. After the media event there already has been an increase in the number of applicants. In order to explain to citizens how to apply to become a juror, the mission has also disseminated the following infographic: