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Sarkozy ruling is a ‘landmark’

2 March 2021

The conviction of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is a “landmark” as he has been sentenced to house arrest, the first time a former president has received a custodial sentence, explains Professor Philippe Marliere (UCL School of European Culture, Languages & Society).

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