Minister unveils sweeping plans to overhaul France's justice system


The recruitment of judges, simplifying the penal procedure, modernising civil law and the crisis in French prisons are just some of the contentious topics covered in justice minister Éric Dupond-Moretti's planned reforms.

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French justice minister Éric Dupond-Moretti on Thursday unveiled a 60-point plan intended to redress some of the major problems in the sector, reports RFI.