Centrul de Drept Constituțional și Instituţii Politice (CDCIP)

Richard GHEVONTIAN – Two years of priority issue of constitutionality in France. The first balance

This article presents a review of the first two years of a posteriori constitutional review in France: 1022 files in 2010 and 114 cases of priority issues of constitutionality in 2011.

 The rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution most often invoked in this type of control are: the principle of equality, property rights, the presumption of innocence, the right to an effective remedy, the right to defense.