Ben Rockwell, Director of International Drugs and Law Enforcement, met with the Acting Chairman of the Supreme Court, Judge Sokol Sadushi, to discuss the United States Government's support for justice reform in Albania, including the task of fundamental issues of reducing the backlog of High Court cases and preventing their recurrence.
The meeting was announced by the US Embassy in Albania, which states that it supports the Supreme Court to address backlog cases, which have a serious impact on the lives of Albanian citizens awaiting justice.
"Through its implementing partner, the East West Management Institute, the United States Embassy supports the Supreme Court's efforts to address backlog cases, which have a serious impact on the lives of Albanian citizens awaiting justice.The project on" Backlog and Efficient Judicial Processes" in the High Court has assisted the Court in developing and implementing measures for more efficient review of cases. Rockwell and Sadushi also discussed issues such as limited work space, lack of support staff in the courts.
Rockwell agreed that there is an urgent need for the High Judicial Council and the Supreme Court to work with the government to address this issue," the embassy said in a statement.