#Nicolas Sarkozy

.Paris, France
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing corruption charges for bribing a judge. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • French court will rule on Nicolas Sarkkozy on March 1, 2021
  • The former French President is facing corruption charges
  • He is alleged to offered bribe to a judge against inside information on an inquiry into his campaign finances  

.Paris, France
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy arrives for a hearing of his trial on corruption charges at Paris' courthouse.(Photo Credit:AFP)

  • One of several cases against him is of trying to bribe a judge with a plum retirement job
  • Defending himself in court for the first time on Monday Sarkozy said he relished the prospect of getting a fair hearing
  • The state's case is based on wiretaps of conversations between Thierry Herzog and Sarkozy.