Soviet criminal law and procedure

the RSFSR codes.
  • 501 Pages
  • 4.67 MB
  • English
Harvard University Press , Cambridge, Mass
Criminal law -- Soviet Union, Criminal procedure -- Soviet Union, Courts -- Soviet


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StatementIntrod. and analysis [by] Harold J. Berman. Translation [by] Harold J. Berman and James W. Spindler.
SeriesRussian Research Center studies,, 50
ContributionsBerman, Harold Joseph, 1918- ed. & tr., Russia (1917- R.S.F.S.R.)., Russian S.F.S.R., Russia (1917- R.S.F.S.R.).
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 501 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5982235M
LC Control Number66011357

There is no better key to the strengths and weaknesses of the Soviet social system than Soviet law. Here in English translation is the Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure of the largest of the fifteen Soviet Republics―containing the basic criminal law of the Soviet Union and virtually the entire criminal law applicable in Russia―and the Law on Court : Hardcover.

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Soviet Criminal Law and Procedure (Hardcover) The Rsfsr Codes, Second Edition (Russian Research Center Studies #50) By Harold J. Berman (Translator), James W. Spindler (Translator) Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: January 1, OCLC Number: Notes: Contains translations of the RSFSR codes as amended to July Criminal code, Code of criminal procedure, and Law on court organization.

There is no better key to the strengths and weaknesses of the Soviet social system than Soviet law.

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Here in English translation is the Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure of the largest of the fifteen Soviet Republics—containing the basic criminal law of the Soviet Union and virtually the entire criminal law applicable in Russia—and the Law on Court Organization.

SOVIET criminal law reflects the reconciliation which Soviet Russia law of Soviet Russia, though articles have appeared on Soviet criminal procedure, the political trials, treatment of criminals, and criminal theory.

The present article deals primarily with substantive doctrines of crime and punishment, and is based largely on two Cited by: 6. Here in English translation is the Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure of the largest of the fifteen Soviet Republics--containing the basic criminal law of the Soviet Union and virtually the entire criminal law applicable in Russia--and the Law on Court Organization.

It has been brought up to date by a summary of a Project for a New Soviet Code of Criminal Procedure (August, ). Based on proletarian political philosophy, the Soviet Codes differ very widely from Russian Imperial Law and from European practice in general, the most striking instance being, the abolishment of trial by jury.

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Criminal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code, the Criminal Punishment Execution Code (in Russian it is called the Reforming Labour Code), Law on the Justice System, Law on the Militia, and Law on the Status of Judges. History of the Criminal Justice System. The criminal legislation of Russia has itsFile Size: KB.

This book fills a major gap in the scholarly literature concerning international criminal law, comparative criminal law, and human rights law. The principle of legality (non-retroactivity of crimes and punishments and related doctrines) is fundamental to Cited by: The Law of the Soviet Union was the law as it developed in the Soviet Union (USSR) following the October Revolution of Modified versions of the Soviet legal system operated in many Communist states following the Second World War—including Mongolia, the People's Republic of China, the Warsaw Pact countries of eastern Europe, Cuba and Vietnam.

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GENERAL PART [] Chapter One General Principles []. Article 1. the purposes of the Criminal Code RSFSR. It is the purpose of the Criminal Code RSFSR to protect the Soviet social and governmental system, socialist property, the person and rights of citizens and of the entire socialist legal order against criminal encroachments.

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The Russian Criminal Code (Russian: Уголовный кодекс Российской Федерации, frequently abbreviated УК РФ) is the prime source of the Law of the Russian Federation concerning criminal offences. The previous Criminal Code of the Russian Federation came into force on 1 January On 8 January President Yeltsin signed the Criminal Correctional Code to.

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To this end, the Handbook takes a broad approach to its subject matter, disciplinarily. Hence, the title Criminal Procedure: Principles, Rules and Practices.

In the first part, the book gives a succinct summary of the ideal procedure should the law be strictly complied with and the (political and economic) challenges in the administration of the criminal justice.

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Harold J. Berman (Febru – Novem ) was an American legal scholar who was an expert in comparative, international and Soviet/Russian law as well as legal history, philosophy of law and the intersection of law and religion.

He was a law professor at Harvard Law School and Emory University School of Law for more than sixty years, and held the James Alma mater: Dartmouth College, Yale University.

criminal law, the branch of law that defines crimes, treats of their nature, and provides for their punishment.

A tort is a civil wrong committed against an individual; a crime, on the other hand, is regarded as an offense committed against the public, even though only one individual may have been wronged.

The real distinction lies in the way a remedy for the wrong is pursued.Criminal law - Criminal law - The elements of crime: It is generally agreed that the essential ingredients of any crime are (1) a voluntary act or omission (actus reus), accompanied by (2) a certain state of mind (mens rea).

An act may be any kind of voluntary human behaviour. Movements made in an epileptic seizure are not acts, nor are movements made by a .lem in the Soviet system followed by a selection of cases, statutes and materials, many of them post, dealing with present-day law.

The balance of part I covers the organization of the courts, the prosecutor's office, the bar, civil rights, criminal procedure, civil procedure and sub-stantive criminal : Whitmore Gray.