“The number of complaints and relevant decisions of the Constitutional Court has remained at approximately the same level. 12,000, more or less, are received as of 2019. Of these, Constitutional Court decisions are approximately 3,700, ”he said, explaining that the rest of the resources are not the responsibility of the CC.
Regarding the theme, “the first place is given by civil and procedural law, entrepreneurship, the second is criminal procedure and criminal law, and then comes labor and social law.” According to Zorkin, this speaks “of a certain stability in this area.” In last place, he added, are the complaints about the political rights of citizens.
There are also exotic cases. “For example, we recently made a decision related to artificial paternity,” said the president of the Constitutional Court.