Checking date: 22/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Master in Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution - Blended Learning (Plan: 502 - Estudio: 318)

Coordinating teacher: FIODOROVA , ANNA

Department assigned to the subject: Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History Law Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Conflict Communication Negotiation Mediation: features, process, techniques and areas
The aim of the course is to provide knowledge about restorative practices, their legal peculiarities in the Spanish legal system and to enable students to face a restorative process and mediation in the criminal field with the due guarantees, taking into account the particularities of this field.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
- Restorative justice and classical criminal procedure - The humanization of the criminal process - Fundamental elements of restorative justice - Mediation and criminal liability in the field of adult criminal law - Mediation and criminal liability in the field of juvenile criminal law - Prison mediation - Criminal mediation practices
Learning activities and methodology
TRAINING ACTIVITIES - Synchronous/asynchronous online theory class - Practical classes online synchronous/asynchronous - Synchronous/asynchronous online theoretical/practical classes - Synchronous online tutorials - Individual student work - Synchronous/asynchronous online evaluation tests TEACHING METHODOLOGIES -Presentations in class with computing and audiovisual media support, which develop the main concepts of the subject and provides the bibliography to complement the learning of the students. - Role play. - Viewing and/or analysis of recordings. - Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. raised by professor individually or in group. - Presentation and discussion in class, under the moderation of professor of topics related to the content of the matter, as well as case studies. - Critical reading of recommended texts of the subject studied:press articles, reports, manuals and/or academic articles, well for its subsequent discussion in class, either to expand and consolidate the knowledge of the subject.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • Brunilda Pali. Briefing Paper about the Regulation of Restorative Justice in the Directive 2012/29/EU. -. 2016
  • Howard Zehr, Ali Gohar. The Little book of Restorative Justice. Skyhorse Publishing . 2015
  • I. De la Cuesta, I.J. Subijana. Justicia Restaurativa y Terapéutica. Hacía innovadores modelos de justicia. Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch. 2017
  • United National Office on Drugs and Crime. Handbook on Restorative Justice Programme, 2nd edition. Unites Nations. 2020
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Coord. Soleto Muñoz, Helena, Varona Martínez, Gema. Restorative Justice in Terrorist Victimisations: Comparative Implications: Introduction (Justicia Restaurativa En El Caso De Victimizaciones Terroristas: Implicaciones Comparativas: Introducción) . Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2014. . 2014
  • Developing Peacemaking Circles in a European Context. Developing Peacemaking Circles in a European Context. -. 2013
  • VVAA. Developing Peacemaking Circles in a European Context. -. 2013
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
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