Court of cassation

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Related to Cour de Cassation: Cour d'appel
the highest court of appeal in France, which has power to quash (Casser) or reverse the decisions of the inferior courts.

See also: Cassation

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Estimant que ce recours [beaucoup moins que]n'a aucun fondement juridique, ni dans les faits, la Cour de cassation l'a deboute le jeudi 8 mars.
Celui-ci a fini par obtenir gain de cause, la Cour de cassation dans un arret en date du 16 octobre 2012, lui donne raison et le blanchit de toutes les condamnations prononcees a son encontre.
Venezuela can consider the option of appealing the judgment before the French Cour de cassation, which is the court of final resort in the French judicial system.
Suite a un engagement du Maroc de satisfaire leurs demandes : Les prisonniers de Gdeim Izik interrompent leur greve de la faim Les prisonniers de Gdeim Izik ont interrompu leur greve de la faim, qui a dure 37 jours, suite a un engagement pris par le Maroc mardi dernier [beaucoup moins que] d'accelerer le processus judiciaire devant la Cour de cassation [beaucoup plus grand que], et de [beaucoup moins que] respecter leurs droits en tant que prisonniers politiques [beaucoup plus grand que], a annonce hier le comite de greve des prisonniers de Gdeim Izik.
The decision by the Cour de Cassation rejected an appeal by Ablyazov and upheld a ruling by a lower court that approved the extradition of the former Kazakh government minister, arrested near the Riviera resort of Cannes in 2013.
Sur un autre plan, il a signale que la decision est prise pour l'extension de la Cour de cassation, projet en phase d'etude.
What is most striking is that the Cour de Cassation held that the rightholder in the work would be determined according to French law.
The Cour de cassation attributed the cause of the accident to a "structural defect".
Khartoum , 28 Avril (SUNA) - Le juge en chef Dr Haidar Ahmad Daf'allah a rencontre a recu dimanche une delegation judiciaire marocaine dirigee par le president adjoint de la Cour de cassation du Royaume du Maroc Ibrahim Zaim, en presence des chefs de departement de l'autorite judiciaire et l'ambassadeur du Maroc au Soudan.
In its response to the French Cour de cassation, the EU Court of Justice said that treating people who have entered a PACS with a person of the same sex differently constitutes discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Obiang is applying to have the judgment overruled and his property returned in an appeal to France's Cour de Cassation, but the ruling has spurred prosecutors into intensifying the investigation of other African despots with sizeable assets in Paris, including the President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, and the President of Congo-Brazzaville, Denis Sassou Nguesso.