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

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First visit of the First President of the Court of Cassation to the European Court of Human Rights

On 6 September 2022, the First President made his first visit to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg. With this first symbolic visit, the First President showed his strong attachment to this institution and to the human rights guaranteed by the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights....

International

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

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

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

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

First visit of the First President of the Court of Cassation to the European Court of Human Rights

On 6 September 2022, the First President made his first visit to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg....

CEDH

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

Study visit of a delegation from the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration of OHADA

From 16 to 18 May, the Court of cassation welcomed a delegation from the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration of the Organization for th...

OHADA

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