skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 155967 Find in a Library
Title: Bulletin on Constitutional Case-Law, Third Edition
Corporate Author: The Venice Cmssn Council of Europe
Editor(s): Ch Giakoumopoulos; J Polakiewicz; R Durr
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 129
Sponsoring Agency: Council of Europe Publications
F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex, France
The Venice Cmssn Council of Europe
Strasbourg, Cedex F-67075, France
Sale Source: Council of Europe Publications
F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex,
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: France
Annotation: This document reports the major decisions by constitutional courts and courts of equivalent jurisdiction in Europe and North America for the year 1994.
Abstract: The aim of the Bulletin is to allow judges and constitutional law specialists in the academic world to be informed quickly about the most important judgments in this field. Such exchanges of information will assist national judges in solving critical questions of law which often arise simultaneously in different countries. The decisions from 27 nations and the European Court of Human Rights are presented in the following way: (1) Identification (country, name of the court, chamber if appropriate, date of decision, number of decision or case, title if appropriate, publication of the decision; (2) Keywords of the systematic thesaurus; (3) Keywords of the alphabetic index; (4) Headnotes; (5) Summary; (6) Supplementary information; (7) Languages. The narrative portion of the Bulletin is divided into two parts: (1) a succinct summary of the main legal points of the decision; and (2) additional information on the factual background of the case, the procedure followed, the legal reasoning of the Court and its final decision.
Main Term(s): Courts
Index Term(s): Council of Europe; European Court of Human Rights; Foreign countries; International cooperation; World criminology
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.