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Restorative justice in the realm of criminal law: the case-law of the Constitutional Court

Escolar Capella, Claudia
June 4, 2015

Source: (2005) Bogota: Justicia Restaurativa en Colombia.

The purpose of this document is to analyze the judgments by the Constitutional Court (Colombia) that refer to restorative justice. Out of the existing case-law, four cases were selected for study because they are the ones that best illustrate the matter; they all refer to the ‘special jurisdiction of indigenous peoples. (excerpt)


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