Sunday, February 28

Legal information will be opened against Eric Dupond-Moretti

Eric Dupond-Moretti, the Minister of Justice, January 5, 2020. – Alain ROBERT / SIPA / SIPA

A judicial investigation will soon be opened against the Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti for “illegal taking of interest”, announced Friday in a statement the Attorney General near the Court of Cassation, François Molins.

The investigative committee of the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR), competent for acts performed by ministers in the exercise of their functions, will investigate the Keeper of the Seals. The Anticor association and three magistrates’ unions had filed a complaint against the Minister of Justice, accusing him of conflicts of interest linked to his former activities as a lawyer.

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