Source: (2001) Law, Administration, and Politics. n.2. 2001

This survey, launched in March and April 2000 in Sofia and Blagoevgrad Court District, clearly demonstrates that the ideology of mediation as an alternative to the criminal proceedings is well understood and Bulgarian law enforcement authorities are prepared to apply it in their everyday practice. This work was supported by the Research Support Scheme of the Open Society Support Foundation, grant 1538/1999.