Ufuk Yeşil PhD* MATERIAL TRUTH  The main purpose of criminal proceedings is to establish "material truth". The material truth is the reality that is seen, heard, touched, in short, whose material existence is known and determined through the five senses. Actually,...
Ufuk Yeşil, PhD* It is regulated in article 134 of the CCP the procedure of search and seizure on/ofcomputers, computer programs and databases. According to the first paragraph of the article, on condition of certain conditionsemerging, a SEARCH could be...
Lawyer Levent Mazılıgüney (Translated by Freejudges) The Republic of Turkey as a respected member of the international community authorized a large number of international courts or mechanisms, in particular, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) about human rights and...
Two weeks ago, board member of dissolved YARSAV and former Judge Murat DURMAZ from his personal social media account shared the news that the application made by Turkey’s Union of Judges (The Union in Turkish) to MEDEL with the...
Kutlan Menderes Elmas Lawyer Levent Mazılıgüney has revealed a scandal following his research on the official website of the Turkish Constitutional Court. He found out that the court’s decision given in the case of Alparslan Altan, former member of the...
  Muharrem Özkaya, the brother of Ali Özkaya who is AKP MP for Afyon and Erdogan's lawyer was appointed as a member of HS(Y)K (High Council of Judges and Prosecutors) by Erdoğan in 2014. Muharrem Özkaya was the Legal Advisor of...
  The Constitutional Court have declared the individual application of a dismissed judge is inadmissible on the grounds that the application was manifestly ill-founded. The individual application had been lodged by a judge arrested over the allegation of having membership...
Since the July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, 4,463 judges and prosecutors have been dismissed from their jobs, leaving behind a non-impartial and non-independent judicial system. This is paramount to the further crackdown on all sections of society. And, over...
Immediately after the attempted coup d'état of 15/16 July 2016, Turkey, with the application of decrees of the state of emergency, fired more than 100,000 civil servants for alleged Gülens sympathies. Among them are more than 4,200 judges and...
By Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu March 28, 2018 I was going to write on a different topic today, but I changed my mind with the latest news of the suicide. I have to write about the State of Emergency (SoE) and Emergency...

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