The "Crystal Scales of
Created in 2005, the "Crystal Scales of Justice" Prize
is a competition aimed at discovering and highlighting innovative and efficient
practices concerning the functioning of justice, judicial
procedures or the organisation of courts.
These practices are
conducted in European jurisdictions (for example, initiatives devised by a court president, a registry, a Bar).
They are drawn to the attention of policy-makers and the judicial
community so as to improve the functioning of the public justice
In 2017, the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize awarding
ceremony will take place in Edinburgh (United Kingdom) on
October 2017, in the framework of the celebration of the
European Day of Justice.