• 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 2. INDICATORS OF THE 2015 EU JUSTICE SCOREBOARD
  • 3. KEY FINDINGS OF THE 2015 EU JUSTICE SCOREBOARD
  • 3.1 Efficiency of justice systems
  • 3.1.1 Length of proceedings
  • 3.1.2 Clearance rate
  • 3.1.3 Pending cases
  • 3.1.4 Efficiency in specific areas
  • 3.2 Quality of justice systems
  • 3.2.1 Monitoring, evaluation and survey tools to support the quality of justice systems
  • 3.2.2 Information and communication technology systems help to reduce the length of proceedings and to facilitate access to justice
  • 3.2.3 Courts’ communication policies
  • 3.2.4 Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods help to reduce the workload of courts
  • 3.2.5 Promoting training of judges can help to improve the effectiveness of justice
  • 3.2.6 Resources
  • 3.2.7 Share of female professional judges
  • 3.3 Independence
  • 3.3.1 Perceived judicial independence
  • 3.3.2 Structural independence
  • 4. ADDRESSING THE DATA GAP
  • 5. CONCLUSIONS