Edouard Philippe placed under the status of assisted witness for his management of the Covid-19 crisis: ask your questions

This is one of the paradoxes of the year 2020, rarely has the institution promised to disappear been so much in demand so far. The Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR) has been seized, from March to December 2020, of one hundred and fifty complaints against the management of the health crisis by the government, according to a tally made on December 14 of that year – without counting the twenty invoking complaints, all on the same model, the crime of genocide and quickly dismissed.
The constitutionalist and political scientist Olivier Duhamel sees in the multiplication of the questioning of ministers before this court the sign of “distrust of elites in general, politicians in particular, and the rise of victimization”… but what are the other possibilities? The full analysis by Jean-Baptiste Jacquin can be found below.

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