It was not till the Cour de Cassation ordered a further investigation, and on the 12th of July 1906 decided that his conviction had been based on a forgery and that Dreyfus was innocent, that the agitation came to a final conclusion.
The Cour de Cassation never tries a case itself except when a minister of state is the accused.
On the 2nd of April the Cour de Cassation quashed the proceedings.
The cour de cassation can review the decision of any other tribunal, except administrative courts.
The Cour de Cassation has a peculiar judicial sphere.