Conference on “the Legal Remedy of Intermediate Appeal and the Individual Application before the Constitutional Court” and Round Table Meeting

In the scope of the Joint Project on Supporting the Individual Application to the Constitutional Court in Turkey, on 1 June 2017 the conference titled “the Legal Remedy of Intermediate Appeal (“İstinaf Kanun Yolu”) and the Individual Application before the Constitutional Court” and on 2-3 June 2017 a Round Table Meeting titled “Intermediate Appeal and Individual Application in the context of the Turkish Criminal Law Reform” were organized.

Representatives from the Constitutional Court, the Court of Cassation, the Council of State, Ministry of Justice, the Council of Judges and Prosecutors, Justice Academy, Regional Courts of Appeal, the European Union and the Council of Europe and domestic and foreign academicians have participated in the programme co-organized with the Law Faculty of the İstanbul University,

The conference started with the opening speech of the President of the Constitutional Court Mr. Zühtü Arslan and continued with the panel titled “The effect of the Individual Application and the Turkish Criminal Law Reform on ECtHR decisions”. The program ended with the Round Table Meeting where presentations and discussions were held in the context of the right to a fair trial and assessments were made on the first year of the legal remedy of intermediate appeal in Turkey and where foreign academicians shared their country experiences in the intermediate appeal.

Click on for the full text of the speech delivered by the President.

Click on for the programme of the Conference and the Round Table Meeting

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