France: Court backs lawyer over ‘all-white jury’ police acquittal sanction

Judges have backed a lawyer disciplined by French authorities after claiming an all-white jury helped acquit a police officer prosecuted over a suspect’s car chase death.

France: No court opposition to expulsion to Algeria of Salafist imam

The applicant, M. D., is a Salafist imam who is subject to a decision ordering his deportation from France to Algeria.

France: Convicted terrorist stripped of nationality seeks court backing in human rights complaint

A Moroccan-born terrorist, stripped of French nationality after being convicted of joining a conspiracy, wants European court confirmation that his human rights have been violated.

France: Court rejects lesbian couple joint parent recognition human rights challenge

Lesbian mothers of two children, born through medically assisted reproduction, who wanted to be legally recognised as jointly-responsible parents, have lost their human rights battle against France.

France: Court rejects workplace snooping complaint from ex-railway company employee

The applicant, Eric Libert (Libert v. France – no. 588/13) lost his job as Deputy Head of the Amiens Regional Surveillance Unit, with the French national railway company (SNCF), after his employer opened files stored on the hard drive of his work computer.