CrimProf Blog

Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Viktor Shestak (Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)) has posted On the Role of Legal Principles in the Criminal Legislation of Present-Day Russia ((2019). Criminal legislation of Russia: the main problems of application and areas for improvement: materials of the I-st International Scientific and Practical Conference) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
The work is focused on a general analysis of criminal law principles in the Russian Federation. These principles are weighed against the Russian Constitution and the Russian Criminal Law. The relevance of the issue lies in the fundamental importance of criminal law principles for understanding the law branch as a whole. Today there are academic disputes about various principles. Constructions of the criminal law principles are pointed out as the principles of the representative of the continental legal system.

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