“Money Pits of the Judiciary System” – Astronomical bill from the slow development of trials

Albanians flock to the courts in search of justice in trials that span more than five years. Verdicts are frequently rendered impossible to enforce because the citizen dies while waiting. The system already lacks almost 40% of magistrates due to their removal from the Judicial Vetting, but the new Judicial Map will also cut the number of Courts. Why have special interest groups spoken out against it? What are the issues raised by the new Judicial Map? Albania faces a cost in the hundreds of millions of euros as a result of Strasbourg fines for court delays.