Criminal proceedings in France

The criminal procedure is the set of rules that organize the process of repression of an offence. It makes the link between the offence and the penalty, through intermediate phases, and necessary bearing on the finding of the offences, gathering evidence, prosecution of the perpetrators, and their judgment by the competent court. The criminal procedure has the purpose of implementation of the general criminal law, that is to say, the research of the authors of the violation and judgment. In France, the criminal trial involves two parties. On the one hand, the public ministry (public prosecutor, attorney-general), embodying the defense