The article examines aspects of the generalization of problems in the field of integrity of judges in modern conditions of political and legal reality.
The article analyzes the principles of justice as the basis for the functioning of the judicial system. It is noted that in recent years there has been increased scientific interest in the guarantees of the realization of everyone's constitutional right to judicial protection, as well as the theoretical bases and principles (fundamentals) of the administration of justice.
Corruption is a socio-political phenomenon caused by the imperfection of the functioning of state and public institutions.This negative phenomenon permeates all spheres of society and has a negative impact on the development of economic, social and political life in the country, is a threat to national security and statehood, incompatible with the principles of democratic, legal and social order. The need for an uncompromising fight against corruption in a democratic state governed by the rule of law does not need to be proven.
The article is devoted to the study of the need to reform the judiciary in Ukraine as an opportunity for further European integration of the state.
An analysis of the stages of reform that took place from 1991 to 2015 to date and highlights their positive and negative consequences.
To clearly understand the research topic, a distinction was made between the concepts of "reform", "reform", "judiciary", "judiciary", "judiciary" and "judicial system", using the rules of current legislation and different views of scholars.