Backlog in Slovene Courts Remains the Same, Says Justice Minister

Ljubljana, 13 March - The total number of unsolved court cases remained virtually unchanged in 2001, at 532,937 cases, while the backlog fell by eight percent in important cases, the Justice Ministry told a press conference on Wednesday. "Less cases were solved last year than in 2000, which shows that there is room for improvement in reducing court backlog," said Justice Minister Ivo Bizjak.

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