The jurisdiction of single judge divisions in criminal proceedings

Sanctions and measures / Sentence

The jurisdiction of single judge divisions in criminal proceedings

Summary

The research addresses two questions: 1. How many of what types of cases would be heard by single-judge divisions, if their jurisdictional limit were extended to offences attracting a maximum sentence of two years of imprisonment? 2. What is the opinion of prosecutors, judges and defence council about extension of the jurisdiction of single-judge divisions?

Publication data

Author(s):
Dijksterhuis, B.M., Jacobs, M.J.G., Jongste, W.M. de
Organization(s):
WODC, E.M. Meijers Instituut, Universiteit Leiden
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
WODC
Year of publication:
2003
ISBN:
9054544139
Series:
Onderzoek en beleid 214