Stages of the proceedings

Prosecutor’s speech

After the parties civiles, it is the turn of the ministère public (public prosecutor) to make their closing speech.
The prosecutor repeats the main arguments, presents the conclusions, and requests a corresponding sentence.

Image n°1 : Prosecutor's speech.

Palix. 2008. watercolour. 21x29,7 cm .

© Palix

Image n°2 : Prosecutor's speech, Law Courts in Paris.

Benoit Peyrucq. 2006. pencil and watercolour. 50x32,5 cm.

© Benoit Peyrucq