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Ancillary (Adhesion) Proceedings in Germany as Shaped by the First Victim Protection Law: An Attempt To Take Stock

Siegismund, Eberhard
June 4, 2015

Source: (2000) In, Hiroshi Iitsuka and Rebecca Findlay-Debeck, eds., Resource Material Series No. 56. Tokyo: United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders. Pp. 102-113.

This paper provides an overview of Germany’s Victim Protection Law and its provision for ancillary proceedings and advocates the use of victim-offender mediation as a means of addressing the failure of German courts to promote ancillary proceedings for the benefit of crime victims. Abstract courtesy of National Criminal Justice Reference Service,


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