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Can Jacques Fesch, sentenced to death, be rehabilitated?


Contested by his son Gérard and his lawyers, the conviction of Jacques Fesch is the subject of a priority question of constitutionality decided this Friday.

The Constitutional Council renders its decision Friday on a singular priority question of constitutionality (QPC). This, transmitted last December by the Court of Cassation, was filed by Gérard Fesch and his lawyers, Mes Patrice Spinosi and Éric Dupond-Moretti.

Born in 1954 and placed at the Ddass, Gérard Droniou, professional musician, discovers, at 40, that he is the natural son of Jacques Fesch, sentenced - in doubtful conditions - to the death penalty for the murder of a police officer . The latter, born in a bourgeois family, married too young, had a dream of spending his life at sea but could not afford a boat: hence the idea of ​​pointing a stockbroker who, obviously, turned to drama.

Read also: Our portrait of Gérard Fesch: The fight for the rehabilitation of an "assasaint" father

Despite multiple calls for a presidential pardon, René Coty asked him, through his lawyer, Me Paul Baudet, to agree to climb the scaffold, explaining that he would consider this resignation as a " service to the nation ” . Jacques

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