“Historic reinforcements of magistrates”

Olivier Theirent

President of the Marseilles Court of Justice

“Since 2020, the number of sitting magistrates (those who instruct or judge, Editor’s note) went from 113 to 133 (1). In 2022, we obtained ten additional positions, eight of which were assigned to the fight against this crime. These are reinforcements that can be described as historic. Today, seven investigating magistrates work full-time on these organized crime cases which, in the vast majority, concern facts related to drug trafficking: homicides, but also extortion or money laundering… »


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