Volume 8 completes the Compilation of the Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of Mali from 1995 to 2021
The Max Planck Foundation officially handed over the printed copies of the eighth Volume of the Compilation of the Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of Mali covering the years of 2020-21. The electronic version of the compilation is also accessible on the Constitutional Court’s website. The publication and dissemination of this latest volume is a further step in the compilation process of the first complete case law collection of the Constitutional Court of Mali from 1995 to 2022, which was started by the Foundation in 2017.
The handover ceremony was attended by the members of the Constitutional Court of Mali and chaired by the Dean of the Constitutional Court, Judge Beyla BA. After an introductory speech delivered by the Managing Director and Head of Mali Projects at the Max Planck Foundation, the Dean of the Constitutional Court thanked the Foundation for its great efforts and success in compiling the case law of the Court. The Dean also expressed his satisfaction over the quality of the delivery, which is a direct result of the fruitful collaboration between the Constitutional Court of Mali and the Foundation over the past few years.
The collection of the case law of the Malian Constitutional Court from 1995 to 2021 features eight volumes and was prepared by the Foundation in order to enhance the knowledge of the Constitutional Court’s case law amongst lawyers and judges, as well as citizens in Mali and beyond. The compilation also aims at facilitating legal research on constitutional standards in Mali.
Every judgment and decision contained in the compilation is preceded by a technical sheet summarising the most important facts and findings of each judgment/decision and listing all the legal norms at stake. Based on the parameters used in the CODICES database of the Venice Commission, the technical sheets also feature systematic and alphabetical keywords, which are listed at the end of each volume in order to facilitate thematic searches. The Foundation’s team completed all technical sheets in close cooperation with the Constitutional Court in Bamako. A ninth Volume covering the year 2022 will be prepared and delivered by the end of the year.
The publication and provision of Volume 8 of the Collection of Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of Mali was completed with the generous financial support of the German Foreign Office within the framework of the project Support to the Transitional Process in Mali.