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NCJ Number: 200369 Find in a Library
Title: Romania: Criminal Justice Systems in Europe and North America
Author(s): Adina Vlasceanu; Alina Dorobant
Corporate Author: United Nations European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI)
Date Published: 2002
Page Count: 79
Sponsoring Agency: Criminal Justice Press/Willow Tree Press
Monsey, NY 10952
United Nations European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI)
Helsinki 00531, Finland
Publication Number: ISBN 952-5333-13-2
Sale Source: Criminal Justice Press/Willow Tree Press
P.O. Box 249
Monsey, NY 10952
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: Finland
Annotation: This document from the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations, details Romania’s criminal justice system.
Abstract: Following a presentation of Romania’s demographic data as of July 1, 1999, this document discusses Romanian criminal law statutes, developed following the adoption of the Romanian Penal Code on June 21, 1968. This document also presents Romania’s procedural law statutes, enacted in 1969, before discussing Romania’s court system and the ways in which criminal justice is enforced within Romania. A detailed description of the fundamental principles of criminal law and procedure in Romania, including the structure of the Penal Code, is presented along with an extensive discussion of the organization of Romania’s investigations and criminal procedures. Romania’s system of sanctions and sentencing procedures are also detailed in this document along with a discussion of Romania’s system for conditional and/or suspended sentences and probation. The Romanian prison system and after-care of prisoners programs are also highlighted in this work along with a discussion of Romania’s plans to reform its criminal justice system. Romanian statistical data and the results of research on crime and criminal justice in Romania are followed by a bibliography. An appendix of guiding questions, chapter-by-chapter, completes this document.
Main Term(s): Criminal justice system coordination; Romania
Index Term(s): Criminal justice evaluation; Criminal justice information systems; Criminal justice program evaluation; Criminal justice statistics; Demography
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