Values and ethical principles for practicing as magistrate/legal advisor out of the perspective of the codes and national and international statements of principles
Martian Iovan ()
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Martian Iovan: Faculty of Law, “Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad, Romania
Juridical Tribune (Tribuna Juridica), 2016, vol. 6, issue Special, pages 128-138
The coordinating and regulating role of the moral values, of the Deontological Code in practicing the magistrate/ legal advisor position is analysed in this article, so that their decisions correspond the universal imperative of practical accomplishment of justice, implicitly to the audience’s expectations with regard to the efficiency and efficacy of the services delivered by the institutions in the judicial system. The subject is of obvious actuality, fact which results in the existence of a relevant number of cases of violation, deforming of the ethical principles, of the specific deontological norms for the legal advisors, especially for the magistrates, which occur in performing the act of justice. The author highlights through examples, the harmful effects of some magistrates’ side-slipping from the ethical principles (Independence, Impartiality, Integrity) stipulated in the most important deontological codes, statements of principles or national and international conventions. The logical conclusion, resulting from the analyses, aims to perfection the judicial system, the moral part of the legal higher education, of the magistrates’ continuous training and assessment.
Keywords: ethical values; The Bangalore Principles; Independence; Impartiality; Integrity; judicial decision. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: K40 K42 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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