Sport Patrick Rambaud leaves the Goncourt jury for health reasons
Jury begins deliberating in Oath Keepers sedition trial
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot case accusing Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four of his extremist group associates of a violent plot to stop the transfer of presidential power from Republican Donald Trump to Democrat Joe Biden. Federal prosecutors are asking the Washington, D.C., jury to convict the defendants of seditious conspiracy — a rarely used charge that carries up to 20 years in prison and can be difficult to prove.
Goncourt prize for "La Bataille" (Grasset) in 1997, Patrick Rambaud entered the Goncourt Academy in 2008. He was appointed honorary member of the literary company.
the private Goncourt Academy of one of its jurors. The writer Patrick Rambaud, 76, leaves the jury of the most prestigious French literary prize "because of his state of health", according to a press release from the Academy published Tuesday, December 6.
"" Due to his state of health, Patrick Rambaud has just asked the academicians to receive him as a honorary member [who no longer exercises the function but in keeping the title] of the literary society ", specifies the text. The academicians "ratified this desire, unanimously, at their meeting on Tuesday December 6, 2022 by transmitting friendships and wishes to see him very quickly," they said.
The winner of the Goncourt prize for high school students announced this Thursday
© Mathieu Pattier / Archives Ouest France of the novels of the back-to-school year, at the Librairie Le Failler in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine) in August 2022. Photo of illustration . It was at 1 p.m. this Thursday, November 24, 2022 that the name of the Goncourt prize for high school students must be announced from Rennes. Four authors and authors are in the running to succeed Clara Dupont-Monod, winner in 2021.
Goncourt Prize for Battle (Grasset) in 1997, Patrick Rambaud entered the Goncourt Academy on May 6, 2008, "at the 5th covered", succeeding Daniel Boulanger. The Goncourt Academy renews its office (president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer) during its first lunch of the year, which traditionally took place on Tuesday in January. Chaired by Didier Decoin, the jury has seven men and three women.
divisions in early November, he was exceptionally divided during the allocation of the Goncourt to Brigitte Giraud. His book Vivre quickly was supported by a camp, while the other preferred him the mage of the Kremlin, of the Italo-Swiss Giuliano Da Empoli.
The ballot had gone to the end of the 14 regulatory rounds andto Brigitte Giraud thanks to the voice of the president, preponderant according to the regulations.
Jury selection starts in murder trial of Forth Worth officer
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean, who in 2019 fatally shot a Black woman through a window of her own home while responding to a call about an open front door. Dean is charged with shooting and killing Atatiana Jefferson in October 2019 after a neighbor called a police non-emergency line to report that the front door to Jefferson’s home was open. District JudgeDean is charged with shooting and killing Atatiana Jefferson in October 2019 after a neighbor called a police non-emergency line to report that the front door to Jefferson’s home was open.
Unlike uses, one of the jurors, Tahar Ben Jelloun, had revealed that he had voted for Giuliano Da played and launched: "In principle, we are all united" behind the winner. "This year, I have so much anger that not".
Behind this debate between two novels, there was another, born at the time of the announcement of the finalists since Beirut at the end of October. Half of the jury wanted to go there, to mark its solidarity with a big French -speaking city hated by the explosion in August 2020 of a silo filled with ammonium nitrate.
after the words of the Lebanese Minister of Culture, Mohammad Mourtada, castigating the arrival of "Zionists". Finally, only four members of the jury had gone to Beirut: Didier Decoin, secretary Philippe Claudel, Camille Laurens and Paule Constant. The other six (Pierre Assouline, Pascal Bruckner, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Françoise Chandernagor and Patrick Rambaud) had declined.
Harvey Weinstein Convicted on Three Charges of Rape and Sexual Assault .
Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday on three charges of rape and sexual assault. But in a split verdict, the jury acquitted him of one other charge and could not reach a unanimous verdict on three other counts. The jury convicted Weinstein of raping an Italian model, identified at the trial as Jane Doe #1, at the Mr. C Hotel in February 2013. The jury acquitted him of the felony sexual battery of a massage therapist, identified as Jane Doe #3. And they were split on charges involving two other accusers — Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Lauren Young.