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You're reading: Democracies remove politics from courts

I first had the idea of writing about justice and politics in Ukraine in autumn 2009. At that time the campaign leading up to the presidential elections of February 2010 was in full swing.

One presidential candidate made the campaign pledge that, if successful, he or she would ensure that another candidate stood trial for alleged misdeeds during his or her term of office.

At that time I considered writing an Internet blog to say that such campaign promises were undesirable for several reasons:

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