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New government: the maintenance of Éric Dupond-Moretti exasperates the magistrates

2022-05-21T12:04:31.936Z

His appointment had been received by the judges as a "declaration of war": his renewal indicates that Emmanuel Macron does not intend to sign an armistice.



While the judiciary, up to its highest level, swore the loss of Éric Dupond-Moretti by prosecuting him to the Court of Justice of the Republic, the President of the Republic imposed him again in his government. .

As soon as it was appointed two years ago, the Union of Judges already spoke of a “

declaration of war

”.

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The renewal of the tempestuous lawyer is "

a clear political message to the judicial world and to all its components, always quick to dream of autonomy, and to whom the former tenor of the Bar gives hives,

considers the specialist in justice issues at the

Figaro

Paule Gonzales

.

Thus, the Élysée has just firmly recalled the pre-eminence of politics over the judiciary.

The Keeper of the Seals tried despite everything to play the appeasement by reacting to the announcement of his renewal: "

I will be the minister of dialogue, consultation and action"

he wrote on Twitter Friday afternoon.

Which obviously won't be enough.

Unsurprisingly, this announcement further fueled the anger of those among the judges who demanded his head on a platter.

Starting with the Syndicat de la magistrature, whose general secretary Sophie Legrand declared Friday evening on France Info to be "

in total incomprehension

", describing the current situation, that is to say that of a Minister of Justice put in examination, of "

dead end

".

She criticizes Éric Dupond-Moretti for having "

not listened at all

" and even regrets a "

total lack of dialogue

".

The culmination of hostilities between the Chancellery and the body of magistrates, 3,000 of them (two-thirds of the profession) had signed a column in

Le Monde

last November , denouncing “

a justice that does not listen and that times everything

”.

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Convergence of struggles?

The Syndicat de la magistrature is joined in its harsh criticism by its old enemy Philippe Bilger, who rebels in the columns of

Causeur

: "

When a first experience turns out to be a fiasco, renewing it is a premeditated malfeasance

" annoys the honorary magistrate, who sees in this decision a "

fault

" and an "

unparalleled humiliation of the judiciary

".

For their part, the political adversaries of the President of the Republic also tackle this choice bluntly.

Day of jubilation among the thugs.

Dupond-Moretti, the Minister of Justice who puts the police in custody and leaves the scum in the street is kept in his post

, "mocks Éric Zemmour on Twitter.

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Source: lefigaro

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