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Højesteret      

Date of establishment: 1661

Address and e-mail of the court:

Prins Joergens Gaard 13, 1218

Copenhagen K.

Post@Hoejesteret.dk

Website:

http://www.hoejesteret.dk/hoejesteret/Pages/default.aspx (choose the English version)

Link to the national database of their case law: http://www.hoejesteret.dk/hoejesteret/Pages/default.aspx

The supreme court in the national court system is  Last instance

What does the court decide about:

All kind of cases

The principals of procedure:

Oral hearings and written preparation

The number of justices and panels:

19

How are the justices appointed:

by the Queen after nomination by The Judicial Appointment Counsil and after accept of the Supreme Court Justices