Mario Rosario Morelli

Mario Rosario Morelli (born 15 May 1941) is an Italian judge. He has been Judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy since 12 December 2011 and is serving as its President since 16 September 2020.

Mario Rosario Morelli
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President of the Constitutional Court of Italy
Assumed office
16 September 2020
Preceded byMarta Cartabia
Vice President of the Constitutional Court of Italy
In office
8 March 2018 – 16 September 2020
PresidentGiorgio Lattanzi
Marta Cartabia
Judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy
Assumed office
12 December 2011
Appointed byCourt of Cassation
Personal details
Born (1941-05-15) 15 May 1941 (age 79)
Rome, Italy

CareerEdit

Morelli was born in Rome on 15 May 1941.[1] He was a President of Section of the Court of Cassation before being appointed to the Constitutional Court by the Court of Cassation on 18 November 2011. He was sworn in on 12 December 2011.[1]

When Giorgio Lattanzi became President of the Court on 8 March 2018, he named Morelli Vice President.[2] He was confirmed in this position by President Marta Cartabia on 11 December 2019.[3] On 16 September 2020 Morelli became President, he was elected in the second round of voting with nine votes, while Giancarlo Coraggio obtained five and Giuliano Amato received one.[4] As first act in office he made both Coraggio and Amato Vice President.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Constitutional Court: Composition of the Court". Constitutional Court of Italy. Archived from the original on 13 November 2015.
  2. ^ "La Consulta elegge Giorgio Lattanzi nuovo presidente" (in Italian). Il Sole 24 Ore. 8 March 2018. Archived from the original on 12 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Consulta. Marta Cartabia eletta Presidente, prima donna a guidare la Corte" (in Italian). RAI News. 11 December 2019. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Corte Costituzionale, Mario Morelli nuovo presidente: prende il posto di Marta Cartabia. Ma la Consulta si è divisa" (in Italian). Il Messagero. 16 September 2020. Archived from the original on 17 September 2020.
  5. ^ "Mario Rosario Morelli eletto Presidente della Corte Constituzionale" (PDF) (in Italian). Constitional Court of Italy. 16 September 2020. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 September 2020.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Marta Cartabia
President of the Constitutional Court of Italy
2020–present
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Giuseppe Conte
as Prime Minister
Order of precedence of Italy
as President of the Constitutional Court
Succeeded by
Giorgio Napolitano
as Former President of the Republic