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June 18, 2021

CSM elects new leadership: Judge Tudose-president, prosecutor Gabor -vice president

The Supreme Council of Magistracy (CSM) elected Judge Marius Tudose   as its new president and prosecutor Bogdan Gabor as its vice president on Tuesday.

The Council’s plenary sitting considered two candidates for presidency – Tudose and judge Alexandru Serban. Gabor was the single candidate for the second position.

President Klaus Iohannis (photo R) presided the meeting, a role granted to him by the Constitution whenever he joins the Council’s works

The new CSM President, Judge Marius Badea Tudose  was born on September 5 1972 .

He graduated from the Ion Minulescu Mathematics and Physics Secondary School of Slatina (Olt County, southern Romania); from the Law Faculty of the University of Bucharest (1991-1995); and from the National Institute of Magistrates (1995-1996). He attended several training courses and workshops.

His working record includes: intern judge of the Slatina lower court (July 1 1996 – December 1 1997); permanent judge of the Slatina lower court (December 1 1997 – October 1 1999); judge at the Bucharest 3rd District lower court (October 1 1999 – November 1 2001); vice president of the Bucharest 3rd District lower court (October 1 2000 – November 1 2001); practice tutor for legal auditors (November 1 2001 – January 6 2011); president of the Bucharest 3rd District lower court (November 1 2001 – January 6 2011).


Judge Marius Badea Tudose  was a generation colleague of PM Victor Ponta


Judge Marius Badea Tudose was a generation colleague of Prime Minister Victor Ponta. ‘We knew each other at university, we were year mates, but the only time we met was at a CSM meeting when Victor Ponta was acting Minister of Justice. That was the only time our professional careers met’, Marius Badea Tudose told HotNews.ro. He is also from the same generation as Prosecutor General Tiberiu Nitu and Justice Minister Robert Cazanciuc.


He was a member of the Supreme Councile of Magistrates since January 7 2011.

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