Înalta Curte de Casaţie şi Justiţie
Date of establishment: 1861
Address and e-mail of the court:
25, Str. Batiştei, sect. 2,
National database of their case law:
For the case law of the supreme court:
For the national jurisprudence: http://www.scj.ro/736/Cautare-jurisprudenta
The Supreme Court is the highest court.
What does the court decide about:
The Court decides about the second appeal against the decisions of the Courts of Appeal; the appeal in the interest of the law and the appeal concerning the question for the solution of the problem of law.
The principals of procedure:
Legality, equality, publicity, contradictorily.
The number of justices and panels:
121 judges; 4 Chambers (First Civil Chamber; Second Civil Chamber; Criminal Chamber; Chamber of Administrative and Fiscal Contentious ; 4 Panels of 5 Judges, Joint chambers
How are the justices appointed:
By contest, in the front of a jury appointed by the Superior Council of Magistracy.