Citius, altius, fortius – faster, higher, stronger

Criminal justice proceedings / Speed of trials

Citius, altius, fortius – faster, higher, stronger

What can we learn from England and Germany with regard to the modernisation of criminal procedure (full text only available in Dutch)

Summary

This study concerns a comparative legal research of the practice in German and English criminal procedure. It was conducted between June 2018 and March 2019 and aims at gaining inspiration for the preparation of the new Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure. Special attention is paid to the following three aspects: the need for speedier justice (acceleration), the adaptation of criminal procedure to digital means (digitalisation) and the simplification of proceedings.

The report is divided into two phases: phase I where a general description of the English and German criminal systems is presented and phase II where the authors zoom in on the three central themes – acceleration, digitalisation and simplification.

Publication data

Author(s):
Klip, A.H., Peristeridou, C., Vocht, D.L.F. de
Organization(s):
Maastricht University - Faculty of Law, WODC
Place of publication:
Maastricht
Publisher:
Maastricht University - Faculty of Law
Year of publication:
2019

Order information

Address:
Universiteit Maastricht, Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid
Phone:
043-3883060
Fax:
043-3889091
E-mailaddress:
Metro@facburfdr.unimaas.nl
Website:
www.maastrichtuniversity.nl