Jean-Jacques Urvoas

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Jean-Jacques Urvoas
Jean-Jacques Urvoas (cropped).jpg
Minister of Justice
Assumed office
27 January 2016
Prime Minister Manuel Valls
Preceded by Christiane Taubira
Personal details
Born (1959-09-19) 19 September 1959 (age 56)
Brest, France
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater University of Western Brittany
University of Rennes 1
Panthéon-Assas University

Jean-Jacques Urvoas (born September 19, 1959 in Brest, France) is a member of the National Assembly of France. He represents the Finistère department,[1] and is a member of the Socialiste, radical, citoyen et divers gauche.

Minister of Justice[edit]

On 27 January 2016, Jean-Jacques Urvoas was named as the replacement to become the Minister of Justice for France. [2] This after Christiane Taubira resigned as Minister of Justice of France, in protest of the new anti-terrorism law in France.


Political offices
Preceded by
Christiane Taubira
Minister of Justice