—Tarik Olcay, University of Glasgow The Ministry of Justice introduced a bill to Parliament on June 13, which mainly restructures the administrative and civil supreme courts in Turkey. The “Bill on Amendments to the Law of the Council of State and Other Laws” (Danıştay Kanunu ile Bazı Kanunlarda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun Tasarısı), purports to
Turkey Rolling Back the 2010 Reforms?
–Oya Yegen, Boston University, Department of Political Science Turkish judges and prosecutors cast their votes last week for the election of 10 regular and 6 substitute new members to the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK). The council’s new makeup has been the center of speculation. HSYK manages the Turkish judiciary and makes decisions regarding