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Hergo: 3 testimonies. Conferencing in Belgium

from the announcement on European Forum for Restorative Justice: In Belgium, Judges of the Juvenile Court can propose a Hergo as a response to serious crimes. During such a conference, the underage offender (and his parents) and the victim, both ... READ MORE

Penal mediation in Belgium. Insights on the basis of registered data.

Source: (2012) Paper presented at the ESC Conference, 13th of september 2012, Bilbao (Spain).Since 1994, public prosecutors in Belgium have been allowed to propose penal mediation to criminal suspects. The supervision and follow-up in this proced... READ MORE

Restorative dimensions in Belgian youth justice.

Source: (2012) Youth Justice. 12(2):83-100.The revised Belgian Youth Justice Act (YJA) (2006) is featured as a case study due to the important restorative justice dimensions that it has introduced. The legal system in Belgium is dominated by a civ... READ MORE

Reflections from a semester abroad in Belgium

from the entry by Janine P. Geske in Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog: ....This fall I am living in the beautiful city of Leuven, Belgium, a city of about 100,000 people and located about twenty miles outside of Brussels. I am teachin... READ MORE

Restorative justice in Belgian prisons.

Source: (2010) In, Melinda Gyokos and Krisztina Lanyi, eds., European best practices of restorative justice in criminal Procedure. Budapest: Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement, Republic of Hungary.pp.225-229.In 2000 the positive evaluation of... READ MORE

Victim offender mediation in severe crimes in Belgium: "What victims need and offenders can offer."

Source: (2010) In, Melinda Gyokos and Krisztina Lanyi, eds., European best practices of restorative justice in criminal Procedure. Budapest: Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement, Republic of Hungary.pp. 230-235.[M]ediation is also carried out i... READ MORE

Thorny theses concerning victim-offender mediation in a judicial context.

Source: (2006) Papers presented at the Fourth Conference of the European Forum for Restorative Justice, “Restorative justice: An agenda for Europe”, Barcelona, Spain, 15-17 June 2006.The aim of my workshop is not to give an overview of the sit... READ MORE