On January 9, 2014, Marc Bossuyt, President of the Belgian Constitutional Court, was awarded emeritus status. As a tribute for his remarkably prolific career, this Liber amicorum, to which more than 50 colleagues and friends have contributed, expresses the appreciation inspired by Bossuyt's magnificently fine career. The editorial committee did not have to look far to choose the subject of the book. Indeed, "Human Rights" is the common theme in the multifaceted career of Marc Bossuyt, and a theme that is very close to his heart. He has always considered freedom of speech and the exchange of ideas with others as very important. With his strong power of persuasion, Bossuyt conveyed his solidly underpinned points-of-view to his numerous interlocutors and challenged them to interesting debates on fundamental issues in a state governed by the rule of law and, in particular, on the protection of human rights.
Publication Date: 12/10/2013