THE ENM (NATIONAL SCHOOL FOR THE JUDICIARY) IN BORDEAUX IS FRANCE'S ONLY TRAINING SCHOOL FOR JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS. IT WAS FOUNDED IN 1958 AND WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR JUDICIAL STUDIES. IT IS A NATIONAL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE ESTABLISHMENT AND IT OPERATES UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE. THIS STATUS MEANS THAT THE ENM HAS CONSIDERABLE INDEPENDENCE IN THE RUNNING OF ITS ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS.
The ENM has five main missions:
These missions are grouped into two large departments, one at the main school in Bordeaux and the other in Paris. The department in charge of recruitment, initial training and research is based on the Bordeaux site, while the department in charge of continuing education, international and specialist professional courses is in Paris.
APPLICABLE LAW (French sites)
- Constitution of the French Republic Part VIII
- Order of 1958
- Decree no. 72-355 of 4 May 1972
- Decree no. 99-1073 of 21 December 1999
- Decree no. 2017-894 of 6 May 2017
- Decree no. 2017-898 of 9 May 2017
- Joint declaration of the RESP (Network of French public service schools) (RESP)