To strengthen the powers of public prosecutors and detectives

The delegates, on behalf of the laws, restored the project of reform of Nicole Belloubet's case law, which evokes the anger of the lawyers.

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Minister of Justice Nicole Belloubet, 24 October 2018 at the National Assembly.

Prompted to join their constituency, the deputies of the commission of the laws hastened quickly, Friday, November 9, evening, the investigation of the two reform disputes after four days of debates and more one thousand amendments. Both a five-year budgeting right and an overall reform of the judiciary (criminal and civil procedures, territorial organization, scale of penalties and the construction of prisons), these technical texts will be discussed from 19 November at the Palais Bourbon.

In order to see the constructive nature of the exchanges between the elected officials of the majority and the opposition and the custody of the seals, Nicole Belloubet, one could ask whether it is the same reform that raises the call of the lawyers. Highly motivated at the beginning of the year, the professional organizations of the lawyers, with the Union of the magistracy, call for a new demonstration on 15 November for the National Assembly on equal access to justice and the protection of rights. and liberties.

While the Senate submitted certain provisions to strengthen the powers of the police and prosecutors during the vote on the first reading on 23 October, the Legislative Commission under the leadership of Yael Braun-Pivet (The Republic on the Move) largely recovered the original version of the government. As the extension of the use of special research techniques that are draining and geolocation during flagrancy surveys. The senate limited it to crimes and crimes punishable by imprisonment of five years or longer. A government amendment, voted by the deputies, reduced this threshold to criminal offenses that existed for at least three years.

These special investigation techniques requested by the public prosecutor must first be approved by the judge for freedom and confinement. What does the Minister of Justice say "The balance between efficiency …