Press release - DC112(2012)

The Regional Court of Antwerp, winner of the 2012 Crystal Scales of Justice Prize

Vilnius (Lithuania), 25.10.2012 – The 2012 European Crystal Scales of Justice prize for innovative court practices was awarded today to the Regional Court of Antwerp (Belgium) for its efforts consented to the follow-up of judicial expertise.

Three special mentions were also given to projects from France, Spain and Slovenia:

The jury of eminent individuals from the judicial world, examined 38 applications from some 18 European States.

The Crystal Scales of Justice Prize is jointly awarded by the Council of Europe, through the European Commission for efficiency of justice (CEPEJ), and the European Commission.

More information: European Crystal Scales of Justice Prize, European Day of Civil Justice

Contact : Estelle Steiner, Media officer, Tel. +33 3 88 41 33 35

Council of Europe Directorate of Communications
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