Source: (1998) In, Beata Czarnecka-Dzialuk and Dobroncha Wojcik, eds., Juvenile Offender-Victim Mediation. Warszawa: Oficyna Naukowa. Pp. 116-124.Dobrochna Wojcik states that evaluation studies are designed to be an integral part of the Polish experimental program in mediation between juvenile offenders and their victims. To detail this, Wojcik explains the objectives of the evaluation, the selection of cases to be studied, the scope of the study, and the research method. Evaluation of the juvenile justice mediation program is critical to the future of mediation in criminal cases involving not only young offenders but adults as well.