The members of the Criminal Law Science Commission of the Ministry of Justice, which was established in July last year with the aim of working on the laws that make up the criminal justice system, came together in Istanbul at a meeting attended by the Minister of Justice Gül. Members of the commission, consisting of faculty members, lawyers, members of the judiciary and Ministry bureaucrats, briefed Minister Gül about the work done so far. At the meeting, consultations were held on the work to be carried out by the commission in the coming period.
Minister of Justice Gül shared a post on the meeting on his social media account. Stating that they evaluated the steps to be taken in the criminal law legislation in his sharing, Minister Gül said, “We evaluated the targets we have achieved in the judicial reform and the steps to be taken in the criminal law legislation in the coming period with the Criminal Law Science Commission. We will continue to follow the common wisdom in reform efforts," he said.
THE COMMISSION CONSISTS OF 21 MEMBERS
The 21 members of the Criminal Law Science Commission of the Ministry of Justice consist of:
“Prof.Dr. from Istanbul Kultur University Faculty of Law. Bahri Öztürk from Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Law, Prof. Dr. Feridun Yenisey from Istanbul Kultur University Faculty of Law, Prof. Dr. Durmuş Tezcan, from Istanbul Medipol University Faculty of Law, Prof. Dr. Mahmut Koca from Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Prof. Dr. İlhan Üzülmez, Prof. from TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Faculty of Law. Dr. Olgun Değirmenci from Koç University Faculty of Law, Assoc. Dr. Rıfat Murat Önok, from Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University Faculty of Law, Assoc. Dr. Ali Emrah Bozbayındır, from Istanbul University Faculty of Law, Dr. Selman Dursun, Head of the 1st Penal Chamber of the Court of Cassation Osman Atalay, Member of the 9th Penal Chamber of the Court of Cassation Mustafa Artuç, Member of the 5th Penal Chamber of the Ankara Regional Court of Justice Gürsel Yalvaçl, Head of Department of the General Directorate of Criminal Affairs Kemal Ertürk, Chief Prosecutor of the Court of Cassation Hakan Abdulhamit Yavuz, Ankara Public Prosecutor Ercan Başaran, Ankara Public Prosecutor Mahmut Kaan Yüksel, one of the lawyers of the Istanbul Bar Association, Atty. Naim Karakaya, Ministry of Justice General Director of Legislation Niyazi Acar, Deputy General Managers Mehmet Ökmen and Abuzer Yazıcıoğlu, and Head of Department Murat Çetinkaya.”