lucrative litigation for lawyers

A migrant and his lawyer in front of the National Court for the Right of Asylum, in Montreuil. The CNDA has become the first administrative court in France. Marc CHAUMEIL/Divergence LE FIGARO INFO – The cost of legal aid, paid to specialized firms that plead at the CNDA, exceeded 21 million euros last year. “If … Read more

Legal assistance dogs for children

During the hearing, the dog lies down next to the child, puts his head on his knees, and can stick more or less strongly against him. 305686829/VLRS – stock.adobe.com They are trained to accompany and calm minors questioned by investigators. Six are currently employed in France. At the Saint-Lô hospital, in the Manche department, the … Read more

Éric Dupond-Moretti strengthens the professional secrecy of the lawyer

After a legislative epic and a lot of turmoil within the profession, the Keeper of the Seals tabled a final amendment to put an end to the debate. Saved in spite of themselves. In extremis, the Keeper of the Seals Éric Dupond-Moretti reviewed and corrected Article 3 of the Law of Confidence in Justice which … Read more

Confidence in justice and professional secrecy of lawyers: final vote in the Senate

The adoption Thursday by the high assembly of this reform wanted by Éric Dupont-Moretti will be worth final adoption. Parliament is preparing to adopt definitively Thursday, November 18, by a final vote of the Senate, the bill “for confidence in the judicial institution”whose controversial provisions relating to the professional secrecy of lawyers were retouched in … Read more

Karim Benzema has withdrawn his appeal

This renunciation puts an end to one of the most publicized extra-sporting cases of recent years, ratifying the sentence of the international to a one-year suspended prison sentence. The “sextape” affair is coming to an end, six and a half years after the facts: Karim Benzema on Saturday waived his appeal in the trial against … Read more

request for suspension of the sentence of his lawyers for “vital prognosis engaged”

Since his assault, Yvan Colonna has been in a coma, between life and death. Given his condition and relying on a law provided for this purpose, his lawyers are asking that his sentence be suspended. Yvan Colonna’s lawyers are going to file a request for the suspension of his sentence, for “vital prognosis involved“, after … Read more

Erwan Le Morhedec, the lawyer who dreams of another end of life

PORTRAIT – Known thanks to his blog and social networks, under the name of Koztoujours, this lawyer passionate about social debates publishes a documented plea against the legalization of euthanasia. He is one of the voices of Catholics in France. With his black jacket, corduroy trousers and trimmed beard, he looks like the ideal son-in-law. … Read more

Guy Georges’ ex-lawyer facing the judges

Expelled from the bar on a charge of rape, Alex Ursulet had appealed. The hearing was held on Thursday. Radiated from the Paris bar on December 31, 2019, lawyer Alex Ursulet, 64, who had notably defended serial killer Guy Georges, appealed this decision to the Disciplinary Council of the Order. A young woman, an intern … Read more

who is Olivia Ronen, Salah Abdeslam’s lawyer?

“The more the vice tightens, the more our role is essential”, estimates this young criminal lawyer of 31 years who has already defended several defendants with a radicalized profile. Olivia Ronen, 31, is the Parisian lawyer who has the heavy and delicate task of defending Salah Abdeslam, the main defendant in the trial of the … Read more

Tips for cheating, anti-cop clips… These lawyers who abuse social networks to advertise

DECRYPTION – The Order of Paris has created a commission to track down these excesses on the internet. Five disciplinary procedures are in progress. They were born with the internet and do not hesitate to adopt its codes to make a name and a clientele. For two years, the bars of France have faced the … Read more