Sentencing judgment

AuthorAlbulena Hajdari Krasniqi
Sentencing Judgment
Albulena HAJDARI1
Abstract: The sentencing judgment is a meritorious judgment by means of which the court resolves a
criminal case being object of trial. Hence, by this type of judgment the court concludes criminal case,
by punishing the defendant for all charges. The sentencing judgment within this scientific paper shall
be handled in several aspects. Here, shall be reflected the meaning of sentencing judgment, its
characteristics, the content of sentencing judgment and the authority regarding its imposition as well as
the procedure and effects of this type of judgment. Also, within this scientific paper shall be handled
the Kosovo Basic Courts activity in relation to imposition of this type of judgment during the period of
time 2015-2017. During the preparation of this scientific paper I have used legal, comparative, analysis
and statistical methods.
Keywords: Judgment; sentencing; court; prosecutor; defendant
1. Introduction
The sentencing judgment is a court decision which shall be rendered by court when
after conducting the main trial and counseling and voting session comes to
conclusion there are sufficient evidence based on which is confirmed the guilt of the
defendant concerning commission of a criminal offence being charged with. As it
results, from legal solutions and practical approach, through this type of judgment
the court addresses decision-making concerning criminal matter (criminal offence
and the defendant) as well as other issues such as: criminal procedure expenditures,
legal property claim concerning detention on remand and other security measures in
terms of securing presence of the defendant in criminal proceedings (immediately
ceases them) and promulgation or not of judgment through public information
means. Handling the matter of sentencing judgment has been conducted in
1 Professor, Criminal Law Faculty of Law, College ILIRIA, Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo, Address:
75, Prishtinë 10000, Republic of Kosovo, Corresponding author:
AUDJ, Vol. 15, No. 1/2019, pp. 104-117

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