Civil litigation as a means for Dutch crime victims to get damage compensation

Civil litigation as a means for Dutch crime victims to get damage compensation

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Summary

This research concerns the position of victims (both natural persons and companies) who have suffered financial damages as a result of crime. An estimated 17,000 victims (natural persons) qualify for civil litigation at the district court. The current research is the first to examine the role of civil litigation.

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Author(s):
Schrama, W.M., Geurts, T.
Organization(s):
WODC
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
WODC
Year of publication:
2012
Series:
Cahiers 2012-11

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