who was this famous lawyer who ended his life on his island?

Between Olivier Metzner and Alexandre Despallières, can we speak of a love story? In love, it takes two. In this story, Olivier Metzner is alone. But he doesn’t know it yet. At that time, Olivier Metzner was everywhere, but loved by no one, and he did nothing to be so. Because it’s true, he is … Read more

The Lyon Bar Association asks Éric Dupond-Moretti to put an end to prison overcrowding

This is a motion that was recently adopted by the Council of the Bar Association of Lyon. Under the presidency of the Bâtonnière Marie-Josèphe Laurent, its members wished to question the Minister of Justice, Éric Dupond-Moretti. Regretting that in France, 71,819 people are detained while prison establishments have only 60,719 places combined, the motion asks … Read more

Chinese engineer sentenced in the United States for collaborating with Chinese intelligence

A Chinese man who came to the United States to study electrical engineering has been found guilty of providing information to the Chinese secret service on people of interest to potentially recruit, the United States Department of Justice announced on Tuesday (September 27th). Ji Chaoqun, 31, was convicted on Monday after a two-week trial in … Read more

Biden to urge Americans to eat better

Joe Biden wants Americans to change their eating habits and is expected to decree at a food summit on Wednesday that it’s time for the United States to end food insecurity while tackling the problem of obesity in the country. The Democratic president will speak at the conference dubbed “Hunger, nutrition and healthorganized at the … Read more

Fabrice Di Vizio summoned before the council of the Paris Bar Association

The lawyer, who became known during the movement of “yellow vests” and for his defense of antivax, incurs a sanction ranging from reprimand to radiation, or even a ban on practicing. The antivax lawyer is in the hot seat. Fabrice Di Vizio was summoned this Tuesday, September 27 at 9 a.m. by the Paris Bar … Read more

imprisoned Iranian lawyer singled out by European bars

Amirsalar Davoudi, an imprisoned Iranian lawyer, is the winner this year of the Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize, awarded this Friday, September 23 in Bordeaux, we learned from the organization. The Warsaw Bar is named for its part “bar of the year» by this jury made up of representatives of around ten European bar associations … Read more

two dogs to “appease and free speech”

By Clara Hidalgo Published 2 hours ago, Update 1 hour ago Ouchi, a golden retriever present to reassure the victims, with his companion Aurore Bourcereau, before the opening of the Millas case trial in Marseille, September 19, 2022. NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP NARRATIVE – Ouchi and Rancho were requisitioned to psychologically support the victims as … Read more

why the suicide of the famous lawyer remains mysterious

On Sunday March 17, 2013, around 10 a.m., the lifeless body of Olivier Metzner was found near Boëdic, an island in the Gulf of Morbihan. The autopsy confirms that the famous Parisian lawyer committed suicide. There was “no intervention by a third party,” said Vannes prosecutor Thierry Phelippeau. In addition, a letter evoking his desire … Read more

Complaint by Iranians in the United States against President Raisi

Iranian dissidents and former prisoners in Iran, including an Australian-British academic, announced Tuesday, September 20 in New York the filing of a civil complaint against Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, expected Wednesday at the General Assembly of the UN, for its role as judge in Iran in the 1980s, when thousands of people were sentenced to … Read more