In November 1995, under the leadership of Heydar Aliyev Constitution of independent Azerbaijan Republic was prepared and adopted by popular referendum. It was the most important step toward constitutional legal system of government. Also, it served as the basis for creating the basic principles of human rights and freedoms.
National leader implemented powerful reforms directed at increasing the role of the judiciary in safeguarding the rights and freedoms. Three-staged judiciary system was established in the country, and brand-new methods used in the formation of the judges. Fair and transparent election of the judges gave a stimulus to qualitative implementation of judicial reforms. The national leader Heydar Aliyev laid the foundation and developed the legal, democratic and secular political system in Azerbaijan.
Noting that the idea of national leader Heydar Aliyev, live in thoughts and in the daily activities of the people, the President of the Supreme Court also said that a deserving successor of the political course of our great leader, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, who with true faith leading our nation to the peak of progress successfully implement these ideas.
Speakers at the event spoke about their memories the founder of our independent country Heydar Aliyev, and noted that his words "Two cases can shatter the State: if the perpetrator is presumed innocent and the innocent will be convicted," was the motto of their work, and that his heritage would live forever.
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