Jaromír Jirsa appointed as new Constitutional Court judge

The Czech president, Miloš Zeman, appointed Jaromír Jirsa as a new Constitutional Court judge, after the Senate approved his nomination last week. Mr Jirsa, who has served as the deputy head of the Municipal Court in Prague, will replace Vlasta Formánková, whose term came to an end in August. Mr Jirsa, who is 49, has been working in the judiciary since the 1990s. He was the President of the Czech Union of Judges for six years.

Author: Ruth Fraňková