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Niš, 7 July 2018 - Juvenile criminal offenders and juveniles injured by a criminal offence

On 7 July, in New City hotel in Niš, the Judicial Academy, in cooperation with the Bar Association from Niš, provided the training course under the title: „Juvenile criminal offenders and juveniles injured by a criminal offence“. The training course was attended by the attorneys-at-law from the territory of the Niš appellate jurisdiction.

The topics covered by this training course included:

·      The reasons for the enactment of the new Law on Juvenile Criminal Offenders and Criminal Protection of Juveniles

·      The substantive law in the Law on Juvenile Criminal Offenders and Criminal Protection of Juveniles, selection and passing of criminal sanctions against juveniles

·      Procedural provisions from the Law on Juvenile Criminal Offenders and Criminal Protection of Juveniles and their application in practice

·      Problems in the application of the Law on Juvenile Criminal Offenders and Criminal Protection of Juveniles. Cases from the practice and substantive and procedural aspects

·      The European Convention on Human Rights in the light of the concept of the „child-friendly justice“.

The lecturers within this training course were: Milan Škulić, Ph.D., the Professor of the Faculty of Law of the University in Belgrade and the Judge of the Constitutional Court, Ivana Stevanović, Ph.D., the Directress of the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research and a member of the Council for Child Rights of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, and Dragan Obradović, Ph.D., the Judge of the High Court in Valjevo.