According to the Italian Evening Post website on December 18, Giancarlo Coraggio, a judge of the Constitutional Court of that country, was unanimously elected as the president of the new Italian Constitutional Court in the election poll, subject to the limitation of his own term of office in the court. His The term of office will last until January 28, 2022.
Born in Naples in 1940, Giancarlo Coraggio was the President of the Administrative Tribunals of Marche and Campania and the President of the Italian Administrative Court.
He was sworn in as a judge of the Constitutional Court in early 2013.
The Italian Constitutional Court is responsible for the constitutional review of laws and regulations, coordinates and resolves disputes over the division of powers between departments of central government, central and local, and local, and handling complaints against the President and cabinet ministers in accordance with the Constitution.
The Constitutional Court is composed of 15 judges for a nine-year term. The President is elected by the judges of the Court for a term of three years and can be re-elected for the term of office of his judges. The president of the Constitutional Court is the fifth in the list of the highest officials in the Italian Republic.