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Giovanni Maria Flick

Giovanni Maria Flick
Minister of Justice
In office
May 17, 1996 – October 21, 1998
Prime Minister Romano Prodi
Preceded by Vincenzo Caianiello
Succeeded by Oliviero Diliberto
Personal details
Born (1940-11-07) November 7, 1940
Cirié, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Democratic Centre (2013-present)
Alma mater Catholic University of Milan
Profession Jurist
Religion Roman Catholic

Giovanni Maria Flick (born November 7, 1940 in Cirié, Piedmont) is an Italian journalist, politician, and jurist.


Flick was born in Cirié, Piedmont, to a Roman Catholic family, half-Ethnic German family, as the fifth of seven children.

He began his education at the Jesuit liceo, and gained a diploma in law at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He then practiced (1964–1975) at the Rome tribunal, as a judge, then as a prosecutor, was a professor at the University of Perugia, the University of Messina, and, from 1980, the LUISS University of Rome, and also started a career as a lawyer. He contributed editorials to Il Sole 24 Ore and La Stampa.

He was sentencing easier for misdemeanors). His experience as Minister got him named Italian representative to the European Commission of Human Rights, during the second Massimo D'Alema cabinet. In 2000, he was chosen by President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi to the office of judge in the Constitutional Court of Italy.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Vincenzo Caianiello
Italian Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Oliviero Diliberto

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