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Type of publication: Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Teisė / Law (S001)
Author(s): Gruodytė, Edita
Title: Суды над наркоманами - правонарушителями как альтернатива наказанию лишением свабоды
Other Title: Drug courts as an alternative to imprisonment for drug offenders
Is part of: Administratīvā un Kriminālā Justīcija : Latvijas Policijas akadēmijas teorētiski praktisks žurnāls = Administrativa un Kriminala Justicija. Riga : Latvijas Policijas akadēmijas izdevums, Nr. 2 (39), 2007
Extent: p. 21-28
Date: 2007
Keywords: Narkotikai;Psichotropinės medžiagos;Narkotikai ir nusikalstamumas;Drug users;Drug courts;Lithuania
Abstract: In the article the author introduces one kind of specialized courts, which are popular and spreading especially in the USA. The author discusses their aims, principles of activity, their effectiveness in fighting with drug addicts making crimes because of their bad habit and their meaning for decreasing the level of criminality. The author decided to analyze drug courts because today it is one of the most successful institutions for fighting criminals - drug addicts' problems. In the year 2000 institutions of United Nations created project law for introduction of drug courts in civil law countries. In revealing the principles of drug courts the author discusses the possibilities to enact such institution in Lithuania and gives concrete proposal how to establish them in practice
Affiliation(s): Mykolo Romerio universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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