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Presentation about Mediation and Restorative Justice in Hungary

Uploaded at: 2009. 12. 22.

Author: Szandra

During the study tour in London on 12 Nov 2009 Tünde Barabás, PhD and Szandra Windt, PhD gave a lecture about Mediation and Restorative Justice in Hungary.

In the Hungarian criminal law it is not the aim of the penal system and the execution to foster reconciliation between parties and nor is it suitable for it to do so. This means, that unless parties have already reconciled  before the closing of the first instance in the court, they will not have the opportunity to do so later. Because of this, however, a victim, who would like to take part in such a process is unfairly excluded from the opportunity of restoration and negotiation, and those imprisoned will not have the chance to face the harm or offence their crime has caused or to express their remorse in a way that is recognised by law.

To see the complete presentation, please download the presentation document below.

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