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A short overview of some COVID19 responsibility problematics in France

On July 6, 2020, the number of COVID19 confirmed cases in France stood at 168,335 and the number of deaths 29,920.  These numbers have continued to increase and are of great concern.


It is well known that an excess mortality was noted in the EPHADs (Institutions for dependent and aged persons), and attributed to COVID19. In Ile-de-France (Paris and its region) the excess mortality


Legal actions have been launched, either to challenge governmental bodies responsibilities, in particular criminal complaints against such or such holder of a public charge, such as complaints lodged before the Court of Justice of the Republic, unique jurisdiction empowered to judge acts committed by members of the government within their functions (there were 63 complaints before the Court of Justice of the Republic on May 13, 2020).

Documenttype Bulletin
Author Jean-Pierre Bellecave
Year of publication 2020
Language English