The Council of State rejected the appeals lodged by several unions and associations against the automatic extension of pre-trial detention, provided for by Order No. 2020-303 of 25 March 2020, thus validating its automatic extension without debate or intervention by the judicial judge in view of the circumstances resulting from the covid-19 epidemic and the measures taken against the spread of the virus, because it does not infringe a fundamental freedom.

 

Case reported by Inès Giauffret, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ)


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Inès Giauffret Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ) — Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ)