Source: (2007) Restorative Justice Online March 2007 Edition.

In 2001, the European Union adopted the Framework Decision on the Standing of Victims in Criminal Proceedings with article 10 calling Member States to promote the use of mediation in response to criminal offences. This article by Vera van der Does summarizes her Master’s thesis research into the impact of this EU level legislation. A link to her complete thesis is provided.

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