President Zeman nominates judge for Constitutional Court

President Miloš Zeman has nominated the chief justice of Prague’s Municipal Court, Jan Sváček for judge of the Constitutional Court, a spokeswoman for the Senate said. Mr Sváček was nominated by then-president Václav Klaus but Senators did not approve him for the post. Since his inauguration in March, Miloš Zeman has nominated eight candidates for the top court, seven of whom were approved.

Author: Jan Richter