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Training programme for public prosecutors and their deputies for the application of the Criminal Procedure Code

The Judicial Academy, in cooperation with the OSCE Mission to Serbia, is proceeding with the two-year training programme for public prosecutors and their deputies for the application of the Criminal Procedure Code.

This education programme has been though out so as to cover educational needs of public prosecutors and deputy public prosecutors in the area of the application of the Criminal Procedure Code and the transition from predominantly ‘inquisitorial’ to the procedure with pronounced adversary characteristics. Through the processing and proving of individual criminal offences, the programme is particularly focused on the powers of a public prosecutor as compared to the police relative to a public prosecutor, practical examples, exercising of powers by a public prosecutor in relation to the police under the valid normative solutions, with special reference to the evidence gathering in crime scene investigation, and enhancement of the knowledge of public prosecutors in the area of criminalistics.

In the course of 2018, eight one-day seminars are going to be conducted for public prosecutors and deputy public prosecutors of the basic public prosecutor’s offices according to the following schedule:

Topic: Evidence gathering in crime scene investigations in criminal offences against persons

On 23 March 2018, in the Appellate Court in Novi Sad (the auditorium on the 5th floor)

On 26 April 2018, in the High Court in Niš (the lecture-hall of the Judicial Academy on the 3rd floor)

On 25 May 2018, in the Appellate Court in Kragujevac (the lecture-hall of the Judicial Academy on the 3rd floor)

On 15 June 2018, in the Judicial Academy in Belgrade (#41, Terazije Street)

Topic: Evidence gathering in crime scene investigations in criminal offences against sexual freedom and in criminal offences with elements of violence with special reference to the criminal offence of domestic violence

On 28 September 2018, in the Appellate Court in Novi Sad (the auditorium on the 5th floor)

On 19 October 2018, in the Appellate Court in Kragujevac (the lecture-hall of the Judicial Academy on the 3rd floor)

On 9 November 2018, in the High Court in Niš (the lecture-hall of the Judicial Academy on the 3rd floor)

On 8 December 2018, in the Judicial Academy in Belgrade (#41, Terazije Street)

The lecturers within the seminars will be:

Jasmina Kiurski, Ph.D., Deputy Republic Public Prosecutor

Leposava Vujanović – Porubović, Deputy Basic Public Prosecutor (the Fist Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office, Belgrade) referred to the High Public Prosecutor’s Office in Belgrade

Anđelka Vučetić- Dragović, the expert in biological (DNA) expert assessments (the Ministry of the Interior – the MoI)

Jelena Stošić, the expert in biological (DNA) expert assessments (the MoI)

Aleksandar Radomirović, the expert in traceology and ballistics (the MoI)

Nemanja Prijović, the expert in traceology and ballistics (the MoI)

Prof. Dr sci. Slobodan Savić, the full professor at the Institute of Forensic Medicine of the School of Medicine of the University in Belgrade

Nataša Radosavljević Stevanović, the Head of the Department for Physical, Chemical and Toxicological Expert Assessments of the National Forensic Centre (the MoI)

Stevan Mitrović, the expert in psychoactive controlled substances and other physical and chemical expert assessments (the MoI).