There will also be a jury trial as a form of democracy!
A “Court in a smartphone” will be created in Ukraine, and court hearings will take place online. This was announced today during the All-Ukrainian Forum “Ukraine 30. Development of Justice” by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
Kiev. Ukraine. Ukraine Gate – March 01, 2021 – Technology
According to him, by analogy with public services, the “Court in a smartphone” will appear on the smartphone.
“Most bureaucratic procedures will go online, which will speed up the trial, minimize corruption, and opportunities for abuse. Another important issue is the direct participation of Ukrainian citizens in the administration of justice. We are introducing democracy in the country, and it is not only local and all-Ukrainian referendums. One of its tools is a jury trial, “the President said.
He noted that by this time the bills are ready, which will launch a jury trial. However, the model and format of the jury trial will be discussed in detail.
Because, according to Vladimir Zelensky, the jury not only increases the credibility of justice but is also a great responsibility for the fate of the participants in the process.
The President also stressed that successful judicial reform is a catalyst for Ukraine’s integration into the European Union and NATO.
“The most important thing is to ensure citizens the right to a fair and independent court. This is the basic principle of any democratic state. It is trust, it is a feeling of security and justice. Those things that have been or have been in deficit for Ukrainians for a long time, “the Head of State said.