Court : France right to use phone tap transcript in judge’s disciplinary proceedings

The case concerned the use, in the context of disciplinary proceedings against a judge, of the transcript of a telephone conversation that had been intercepted by chance in criminal proceedings in which the judge had not been involved.

France: Court rules against DNA database conviction

The case concerned the applicant’s refusal to undergo biological testing, the result of which was to be included in the national computerised DNA database (FNAEG).

France: Court rejects DNA database complaint

The case concerned the refusal of applicants Felix Dagregorio and Alain Mosconi, to undergo biological testing, the results of which were to be included in the national computerised DNA database (FNAEG).

Anti-torture experts report on France

A new report from anti-torture experts urges France to tackle the problem of serious prison over-crowding and wants improvements in detention conditions.

France: Court ruling on transgender birth certificate rights

The case concerned three transgender persons of French nationality who wished to change the entries concerning their sex and their forenames on their birth certificates and who were not allowed to so do by the courts in the respondent state.