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News                                                                           Decisions

25 April 2016

STUDY VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Delegation of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro, led by President Mrs Desanka Lopičić, was in a study visit to the United States (states: New York, Delaware, and Washington DC) in order to exchange experiences with judges and other state officials of this country.

The delegation of the Constitutional Court was received by the President of the Supreme Court of the United States, Mr John G. Roberts. President Lopičić during conversation with President Roberts pointed  out the essential characteristics of the Montenegrin legal system and the continental European model of constitutional judiciary in Montenegro. They emphasized the important role of constitutional courts or supreme courts which in the national context play a role of supreme interpreter of the Constitution.

During the visit to the US,  delegation of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro had also exchanged experiences with judges from federal and state courts, prosecutors and other state officials on important issues for the efficient legal system.

In New York, the delegation of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro met with the judge of the United States Court of Appels for the Second Circuit,  Mr. Robert D. Sack.

In the State of Delaware, the delegation met Mr.Charles M. Oberly, III:  U.S. Attorney for District of Delaware and with Mr Paul R. Wallace, Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware.  In Dover Montenegrin delegation attended hearings in cases pending before the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware. Visit to Dover was completed with a reception by the Governor of the State of Delaware, Mr Jack A. Markell.

In Washington, the Montenegrin delegation visited D.C. Court of Appeals and met with the President of this Court Mr Eric T. Washington and Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby.

Visit to the United States ended with meetings in U.S. Department of State, with Mr Hoyt Brian Yee,  Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian affairs and with Mr James A. Walsh Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law enforcement affairs. 

Visit was organized by US Embassy in Podgorica - Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, from April 9th to 18th, 2016.

 

16 January 2014

The President of the Constitutional Court

In accordance with the provisions of Article 6.a of the Law on the Constitutional Court, at the I session held on 15 January 2014, the Constitutional Court of Montenegro appointed the judge, Desanka Lopičić, the President of the Constitutional Court.

The judge Lopičić was elected the judge of the Constitutional Court for the first time on 23 June 2005. From 10 September to 17 December 2007 she exercised the powers and duties of an Acting President of the Constitutional Court and from 2007 to a new election, she acted as a judge substitute to the President of the Constitutional Court.

DECISION

27 December, 2013

Elected judges of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro

The Parliament of Montenegro, at the seventh sitting of the second ordinary (Autumn) session held on 27 December 2013, in the first round of voting (by two-thirds majority) elected the judges of the Constitutional Court, Milorad Gogić, Dragoljub Drašković,Ph.D., Miodrag lličković,  Desanka Lopičić,  Mevlida Muratović, Hamdija Šarkinović and Budimir Šćepanović.

 

 

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