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NCJ Number: 148290 Find in a Library
Journal: Justitiele Verkenningen  Volume:19  Issue:8  Dated:(October/November 1993)  Pages:complete issue
Corporate Author: Netherlands Ministry of Justice
Research and Documentation Centre
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 144
Sponsoring Agency: Netherlands Ministry of Justice
2500 Eh the Hague, Netherlands
Format: Article
Language: Dutch
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: This document contains several articles dealing with the revisions to the Dutch criminal code recommended by the Moons Committee, created by the Netherlands Ministry of Justice in 1989.
Abstract: The Committee was instructed to focus particularly on pretrial procedures; it published reports on pretrial detention, the revision of preparatory judicial investigations, the use of DNA fingerprinting, the use of an interpreter for the translation of statements of documents, and special procedures for defendants who plead guilty. The articles described here critique the Moon Commission recommendations from the perspectives of prosecutors, lawyers, and judges. Chapter references
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): DNA fingerprinting; Foreign criminal codes; Netherlands; Pretrial procedures
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