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. 152-160.

The history of juvenile criminal mediation in Italy's judicial system is especially fragmented and complex. Instead of retracing this history as a chronicle, an overview of its main features is provided below, because it accounts for the special nature of the Italian model and must be taken into account when envisaging future developments and new perspectives -- not only in respect of juvenile mediation, but regarding restorative justice in general in Italy. (excerpt)

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