Most Czechs don’t trust courts

The number of Czechs who think courts are impartial is the lowest since 1999, according to a recent poll conducted by the STEM agency. Only 28 percent of Czechs believe that local courts are impartial and that they perform well. The work of judges was appraised by mere three percent of respondents. The survey by the STEM agency suggests people’s views are largely influenced by their political preferences, with supporters of the governing Civic Democrats being the most optimistic.

Author: Ruth Fraňková