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Visit of the Supreme Court of Canada to the Federal Constitutional Court

Press Release No. 36/2017 of 18 May 2017

A delegation of the Supreme Court of Canada, headed by Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, visited the Federal Constitutional Court from 15 May 2017 to 17 May 2017. The President of the Federal Constitutional Court, Prof. Dr. Andreas Voßkuhle, as well as Vice President Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Kirchhof and other members of the Federal Constitutional Court welcomed the delegation. Considering recent developments, expert discussions that took place during the visit addressed topics such as “Democracy and the State under the Rule of Law”. Furthermore, the two Courts exchanged information on their respective case-law.