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2021, vol. 18, iss. 2, pp. 233-246
Judgments in criminal proceedings in judicial practice of the Republic of Serbia
Megatrend University, Faculty of Law, Public Administration and Security, Belgrade, Serbia
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Keywords: criminal procedure; prosecutor; defendants; criminal sanctions; inequality of procedural parties
This paper analyzes court judgments rendered in criminal proceedings in the Republic of Serbia in the last 5 years, as well as the relationship of state bodies, primarily courts, and public prosecutor's offices to the most important legal principles and legal institutes of criminal law that have a decisive influence on proceedings. Courts in criminal proceedings, as well as the criminal policy of the courts. The emphasis is on the presentation of the inequality of procedural position of procedural parties in criminal proceedings (defendant in relation to the public prosecutor) with which the defense (defendants and their defense counsel) encounters on a daily basis in practice, as well as on specific reasons that significantly affect significant measures by the acting courts continue to be favored by the public prosecutor to the detriment of the defense -the defendants and their defense counsel. Specific reasons and explanations are presented, as well as some examples from court practice, due to which the number (percentage) of acquittals in our judicial system is very small in relation to the number of convictions.
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article language: Serbian
document type: Review Paper
DOI: 10.5937/MegRev2102233D
received: 16/04/2021
accepted: 22/04/2021
published in SCIndeks: 10/12/2021
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