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Criminal justice in Germany: Facts and figures.

Jehle, Jörg-Martin
June 4, 2015

Source: (1997) Berlin: Federal Ministry of Justice. Fourth Edition 2005. Downloaded 19 December 2005.

In this paper, the author reviews the main criminal justice data in Germany. Data are presented for police crime figures on recorded crime and suspects, types of cases, all levels of prosecution, sentencing and punishment sanctions, imprisonment, and probation. The paper also includes a review of the criminal prosecution process in Germany.


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