The Court of cassation ensures that the interpretation of law is the same for everyone

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Criminal investigation: retention of and access to connection data

Appeals n° 21-83.710, 21-83.820, 21-84.096 and 20-86.652...

  • Press releases
  • Droit de l'Union européenne
  • Criminal law

Study visit of the Supreme People's Court of Vietnam

On 5 July 2022, the Court of cassation welcomed a Vietnamese delegation led by Mr....

Vietnam

Meeting between First president Christophe Soulard and Chief Justice Richard Wagner (Supreme Court of Canada)

On 5 July 2022, First President Christophe Soulard received his counterpart from the Supreme Court of Canada, Chief Justice Richard Wagner,...

Canada

Participation of the Court of cassation in the annual meeting of the referents of the Judicial Network of the European Union

On 1 July 2022, more than fifty referents of the Judicial Network of the European Union met by videoconference to discuss the future of coo...

CJUE

50th Anniversary Symposium of the Federal Courts of Canada

Madam First President was invited to Ottawa from 27 to 29 June 2022, as guest of honour, along with Lord Reed, Chief Justice of the United...

Canada

Franco-British-Irish Judicial Cooperation Committee Coloque on "The Art of Judging in the 21st Century"

On 17 and 18 June 2022, the Court of cassation, represented by President Cathala, president of the social chamber, and Ms....

Europe

Study visit of the National Court of Justice of Ecuador

On 3 June 2022, the Court of cassation welcomed Mr....

Amériques

About the Court

The Court of cassation

Presentation of the Court by Chantal Arens, First President

The Cour de cassation (Court of cassation) is the highest court in the French judiciary. Sitting in the historic law courts of Paris, the role of the supreme court is to control the correct application of law by the courts of first instance and courts of appeal, thus ensuring a uniform interpretation of law

International news

The international activities of the Court aim to strengthen the dialogue between judges beyond borders. This allows the Court to promote its case law and working methods, to disseminate the French judiciary’s values but also to learn from other legal systems in order to enrich French law and to reflect on its practices

Webinar with the Supreme Court of Japan on the challenges of digitalization in the judiciary

On 9 December 2021, the Court of cassation exchanged with the Supreme Court of Japan during a webinar dedicated to the challenges of the di...

Japon

Training of magistrates of the Cour de cassation (Court of cassation) at the Court of Justice of the European Union

On 18 and 19 October 2021, twenty magistrates of the Cour de cassation (Court of cassation) visited the Court of Justice of the Eu...

Rencontre entre Monsieur le Président Cathala et une délégation de haut niveau de la Cour pénale spéciale de République centrafricaine

On 8 October 2021, President Cathala welcomed at the Cour de cassation (Court of cassation) the President of the Central African R...

Afrique

Meeting between the First President of the Cour de cassation and the Chief Justice of Japan

On 11th of June 2021, First President Chantal Arens had a meeting by videoconference with Mr. Naoto Otani, President of the Supreme Court of Japan....

Japon

General Assembly: Network of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union

First President Chantal Arens participated to the General Assembly of the Network of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European...

Europe

Meeting with the Supreme Court of Slovenia

On 23rd of April 2021, at the initiative of First President Chantal Arens, a meeting was organized by videoconference with the President of the Sup...

Slovénie

Meeting between the Cour de cassation (Court of cassation) and the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam

On 19th April 2021, First President Chantal Arens had a meeting by videoconference with Mr. Nguyen Van Du, Vice-President of the Supreme People’s C...

Vietnam

Seminar on the Role of the Supreme Court Judge

On the 16th of April 2021, First President Chantal Arens brought together the Supreme Courts of Belgium, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Net...

Europe

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