|Minister of Justice|
27 January 2016 – 10 May 2017
|Prime Minister||Manuel Valls
|Preceded by||Christiane Taubira|
|Succeeded by||François Bayrou|
19 September 1959 |
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Alma mater||University of Western Brittany
University of Rennes 1
Jean-Jacques Urvoas (born 19 September 1959 in Brest, France) is a member of the National Assembly of France. He represents the Finistère department, and is a member of the Socialiste, radical, citoyen et divers gauche.
He was born on 19 September 1959 
He has been a member of the Socialist Party since the age of 18.
Minister of Justice
On 27 January 2016, Jean-Jacques Urvoas was named as the replacement to become the Minister of Justice for France. This after Christiane Taubira resigned as Minister of Justice of France, in protest of the new anti-terrorism law in France.
- "LISTE DÉFINITIVE DES DÉPUTÉS ÉLUS À L’ISSUE DES DEUX TOURS" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2010-07-03.
- "Jean-Jacques Urvoas". Gouvernement.fr (in French). Retrieved 13 April 2017.
- "Socialists' security man named France’s new justice minister - France 24". France 24. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
- Associated Press, French justice chief resigns amid flap over terrorism bill, San Francisco Chronicle, January 27, 2016
- "French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira resigns after terror law row - France 24". France 24. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
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