Death of Advocate General Yves Bot
Advocate General Yves Bot passed away on 9 June 2019. He served as Public Prosecutor at the Regional Court of Paris and later as Principal State Prosecutor at the Court of Appeal of Paris. He had been Advocate General at the CJEU since 7 October 2006. Yves Bot was a staunch defender of the values of the European Union and worked throughout his career both to make the justice system more humane and to bring it closer to the people whom it serves.