Revista de derecho (Coquimbo)
On-line version ISSN 0718-9753
AGUILERA BERTUCCI, Daniela. PARTICIPATION OF THE VICTIM IN THE OFFICIAL CRIMINAL PROSECUTION: ANALYSIS FROM THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT JURISPRUDENE. RDUCN [online]. 2011, vol.18, n.2, pp.51-72. ISSN 0718-9753. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-97532011000200003.
This article addresses the issue of victim participation in criminal proceedings in Chile. Its central approach is related to the importance of adapting the intervention of the offended to the official nature of the criminal proceedings, claiming that it must play a role of control with respect to state criminal prosecution. It realizes the diiculties that present constitutional and legal rules governing criminal proceedings for the purposes of this differentiation of roles. The analysis is based on the issues raised before the Constitutional Court, it considers the case law and doctrine approaches of the chilean and foreign criminal procedures.
Keywords : Criminal proceedings; Public Ministry; victim; the principle of officialdom; Constitutional Court.