Appeal procedures : evaluation and reform
- Barendrecht, J.M., Hoon, M.W. de, Bolt, K.F.
- Place of publication:
- Universiteit van Tilburg
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In this paper the recent changes in appeal procedures and proposals for change that are being considered in four European jurisdictions (Germany, French, England and the Netherlands) are being discussed. Civil procedure, administrative procedure, and criminal procedure is covered. The changes usually affect both the costs of the appeal system and the quality of justice that the appeal system provides. The effects of these changes are assessed systematicaly. What are the likely costs and benefits for the parties and for future users of the court system? How do they influence the costs of maintaining the appeal sytem?
Appeal Procedures: evaluation and reform