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“History teaches us that disruptive things are done in the first six months of the legislature, then over time you lose power and make downward mediations.” The prosecutor of Catanzaro Nicola Gratteri said it at half an hour more on Rai Tre. For this reason, the agreement reached by the 5 Star Movement and Democratic Party on the Bonafede prescription reform is a “downward mediation,” said Gratteri.
Meanwhile, the magistrate observes that in government mediation there is “a difference in treatment” between those acquitted and those sentenced at first instance. Furthermore, observes Gratteri, “the prescription served to force the legislator, the politicians to take an interest in making changes to speed up the process without diminishing rights, this is the mother of all reforms”.
As for his choice as Minister of Justice by Matteo Renzi in 2014 and the much-discussed rejection of the then Head of State Giorgio Napolitano, “it seems that Napolitano said that I am a too characterized prosecutor, he is still alive, some journalists can go and ask him what he meant. ” What if he was a minister? “I certainly wouldn't have gone back to being a magistrate. Maybe I would have been a farmer. ”
“In this High Council of the judiciary I see a strong ethics, I see people who are indignant. It is a CSM that I like, it is very serious, very hard, “added Gratteri.