Editors. "Cour de cassation annuls Alfred Dreyfus's first trial". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Cour de cassation annuls Alfred Dreyfus's first trial (41 words)
Historical Context Note
The Dreyfus Affair continues, as the cour de cassation (the highest court in the French judicial system) now annuls the Jewish army officer's first trial for treason, after it was revealed to be based on fabricated evidence, and orders a retrial.19285 Cour de cassation annuls Alfred Dreyfus's first trial 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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