The Role of Forensic Expert on the Albanian Juridical Processes Focused on Minor’s Issues

Authors

  • Evis Garunja

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15744

Keywords:

child rights, court decision, forensic expert, legal framework, psychologist

Abstract

Adapting the legal framework to social change highlighted the necessity of expert involvement in all stages
of juridical proceedings. The expertise of the psychologist during the process constitutes an important guide
for a fair and right court decision on cases focused on minors. This figure facilitates a lot the work of judges
on a responsible decision for the minor’s future.
The article highlights some of the duties, responsibilities, and functions of the psychologist during court
proceedings, how they operate in the judicial system today, how this function can be improved to support
the minor, and the institutions themselves. The article highlights some of the weaknesses of this role on its
reposition as a concrete and substantial part of the judicial structure to produce maximum positive effects,
as well as enhancing its opportunities and facilitating process services and the minor’s future orientation in
cooperation with other institutions in charge or social services

Author Biography

Evis Garunja

Lecturer of Comparative Public Law, Faculty of Political and Juridical Sciences, University of Durres, Albania

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Evis Garunja. (2021). The Role of Forensic Expert on the Albanian Juridical Processes Focused on Minor’s Issues. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 2887-2891. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15744