Suspects have to be reset due to the Overload of the judiciary again and again on free foot.

“The work load, in particular in the criminal justice system is extremely high,” said Sven Rebehn, managing Director of the German Judges Association. “The prosecutors have become the bottleneck in the case of the prosecution.”

“strong evidence of an overloaded justice”

According to the calculations of the Association is in need of in Germany, 2000 additional judges and prosecutors. Criminal proceedings are often more complex than even 10 or 20 years ago. Often criminal proceedings abroad, remuneration would have, and were directed against internationally organised groups of perpetrators. The evaluated volumes of data have multiplied. Procedures were set up or continued for longer. “These are clear indications of an overloaded justice system,” said Rebehn.

In the FOCUS Online, We need to talk with Wutbürgern – and it’s the only way ak/dpa


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