Chinchaladze’s Clan—Judiciary Reform in Shambles

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Mikheil Chinchaladze is the first judge in Georgia to have been appointed for life. How does Mikheil Chinchaladze’s close circle make its way to the High Council of Justice? Why has the Parliament amended the judiciary reform bills? What ties connect First Deputy Chair of the Parliamentary Judicial Committee Vano Zardiashvili to Mikheil Chinchaladze? How does the clan-style governance in the judiciary reflect on politically sensitive and controversial cases?