Guy Canivet

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Guy Canivet
Member of the Constitutional Council
In office
PresidentJean-Louis Debré
Preceded byJean-Claude Colliard
Succeeded byCorinne Luquiens
Personal details
Born (1943-09-23) 23 September 1943 (age 75)
Lons-le-Saunier, France
Alma materÉcole Nationale de la Magistrature

Guy Canivet (born 23 September 1943 in Lons-le-Saunier) is a French judge.

As of 2005, he is president of the Court of Cassation and as such is the highest judge in France.

On 22 February 2007, Jean-Louis Debré, president of the French National Assembly, appointed Guy Canivet to the Constitutional Council of France, replacing Jean-Claude Colliard.[1]


  1. ^ Decision of appointment, 22 February 2007