The first roundtable meeting of Joint Project on Supporting the Individual Application to the Constitutional Court was held on the subject of “The Right to Liberty and Security of Person” on 4-5 June 2016 in Istanbul.
The roundtable meeting was participated by the President, Vice-Presidents, Justices, Rapporteur Judges and Assistant Rapporteur Judges of the Constitutional Court, various national and international experts on constitutional law, human rights law, criminal law and criminal procedure law, jurists and experts from the Council of Europe, European Court of Human Rights and Constitutional Court of Spain.
After the opening speech by Mr. Zühtü ARSLAN, President of Turkish Constitutional Court, the case-law of the Constitutional Court on “the right to liberty and security of person” was discussed in seven sessions.
In each of these sessions, the rapporteur judges of the Constitutional Court presented the case-law judgments of Court on the theme of the session and, later on, the jurists from European Court of Human Rights, foreign experts and academics made comments and shared their assessments of relevant case-law judgments.
The two-day meeting ended with a closing remark by Mr. Burhan ÜSTÜN, Vice-President of Turkish Constitutional Court.
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