Member States' liability for Supreme Court's decisions

In principle, EU Member States are liable for damage caused to individuals as a result of breaches of Community law for which the state is responsible. Until recently, it was not clear whether the Member States' liability also applied to acts and omissions of the national Supreme Courts. In this contribution, the author reviews three fairly recent judgments of supranational judicial institutions that are relevant in this context. They also provide an interesting insight into the functioning of the French judicial system