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French LawA Comparative Approach$
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Eva Steiner

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198790884

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198790884.001.0001

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Procedure

Procedure

Chapter:
(p.192) 12 Procedure
Source:
French Law
Author(s):

Eva Steiner

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198790884.003.0012

This chapter focuses on the core principles which in France govern the justice process and the underlying values on which it rests. It then looks at the place of the justice function within the overall context of the public workings of the State. The ongoing process of scrutiny and reform that characterises the current approach towards the justice process in France and elsewhere is also considered. Hereafter, this chapter provides an overview of the main stages of the pre-trial process in criminal procedure. Consideration is also given to the question of to what degree the French model of justice is inquisitorial when compared with the adversarial system prevalent in common law jurisdictions.

Keywords:   justice process, pre-trial process, criminal procedure, French model of justice, inquisitorial system

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