Recent Constitutional Changes and Their Impact on Judiciary in Slovak Republic

Last two years were very fluctuating on a field of Constitutional law resulting in a vast changes in judiciary. From initial conflict between Parliament and President of the Republic, on whether or not is the president obligated to appoint constitutional judges and general prosecutor, through nation wide protest, after the assassination of a journalist, leading to discovery of a corruption on the highest instances in the judiciary. A logical outcome of this chain of events is the biggest judicial reform in a modern history of Slovak republic. Said reform is ought to bring back the trust in judicial power, which is at the historic low. This analytic article focuses on two partial problems – a place of constitutional review in a system of national law, and evaluation of a new systematics in ordinary judiciary.