Death of Robert Badinter: “He was interested in the condemned but he also advanced the rights of victims”

Death of Robert Badinter He was interested in the condemned

Robert Badinter, former Minister of Justice of François Mitterrand and emblematic figure of law and politics, died on the night of February 8 to 9 at the age of 95. He will remain the one who put an end to the death penalty in France. Interview with historian Nicolas Picard, author of The Supreme Punishment. The application of the death penalty in France (1906-1981), Institut Universitaire Varenne editions.