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15 June, 2015

The Conference on the Decisions of the Constitutional Court and Practice of the Legal Proceedings held at the Supreme Court of Georgia

On June 15, 2015 the conference on “Decisions of the Constitutional Court and Criminal Litigation Practice” was held at the Supreme Court of Georgia.

The conference was opened by President of Constitutional Court of Georgia Mr. George Papuashvili and Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Georgia Ms. Nino Gvenetadze with welcome speeches.  The participants of the conference discussed the decision of the Constitutional Court on indirect evidence, as well as the practice of Common Courts in relation to the-aforementioned issue.

Ms. Nino Gvenetadze emphasized the importance of the decisions of Constitutional Court in the process of justifying the decisions by the judges of Common Courts. Chairperson of the Supreme Court also emphasized the necessity of developing more effective mechanisms for interpreting the decisions of Constitutional Court and applying them during legal proceedings.

The conference was attended by the judges of Common Courts and members of the Constitutional Court of Georgia, members of High Council of Justice, lawyers, prosecutors, representatives of international and non-governmental organizations and academic circles.