Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


E-Justice: European Standards and the State of Implementation in Ukraine

Author(s): Semen Stetsenko, Svitlana Pylypenko, Antonina Zghama, Elvira Sydorova, Serhii Shkliar

The authors study the issues of European standards for the implementation, functioning and improvement of the e-justice system, as well as the current state of legislative support and effectiveness of e-court in Ukraine in the light of European integration processes. The main stages of the implementation and improvement of the e-justice system in the European Union are highlighted by considering the main provisions of the E-Justice Strategies 2008, 2009-2013, 2014-2018 and 2019-2023. Special attention is paid to the special features of the functioning of the existing European e-Justice Portal. The historical aspects of the implementation of the concept of “e-court” in Ukraine are outlined. The main focus is on the main goals of improving the judicial system in accordance with the Strategy for the Development of the Judiciary of Ukraine 2015-2019 in general and on e-Justice in particular. The issues of implementation of the Unified Court Information and Telecommunication System are considered with the purpose of promptness, predictability and convenience of interaction between the court and participants of the trial.

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