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La Vanguardia: The President of the Supreme Court compares speaking Catalan to "dancing flamenco" (2006 January 10)

The magistrate opposes that knowledge of the [Catalan] language be a prerequisite for being a judge in Catalonia.

Madrid. (EFE).- The President of the Supreme Court, Francisco José Hernando, showed his opposition to knowledge of Catalan being a prerequisite to be a judge in Catalonia and indicated that if he worked there he'sd learn it "as personal enrichment, just like when I go to Andalusia I would like to know how to dance flamenco".


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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Jan 10th, 2006 at 03:35:46 PM EST

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