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NCJ Number: 156517 Find in a Library
Title: Observations on the Development of Criminal Law in Europe Between 1986 and 1988
Author(s): B Huber
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 89
Sponsoring Agency: Max-Planck-Institute Fur Auslandisches und Internationales Strafrecht
Freiburg Im Breisgau D-79100,
Publication Number: ISBN 3-922498-68-X
Sale Source: Max-Planck-Institute Fur Auslandisches und Internationales Strafrecht
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Freiburg Im Breisgau D-79100,
Germany (Unified)
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Germany (Unified)
Annotation: This document uses national reports prepared by various European governments as the basis for analyzing important events in criminal law development between 1986 and 1988.
Abstract: Aspects of criminal law which are discussed here include general and partial reforms, descriptive elements of crime, causation, fault, justification and excuse, and complicity. The author analyzes special parts of the criminal law dealing with terrorism, offenses against the person, pornography, protection of children, sexual offenses, white collar crimes, and the corruption of public officials. Issues in supplementary criminal law covered here include traffic violations, drug offenses, environmental crimes, juvenile criminal matters, and immigrant-related concerns. The document discusses the European system of penalties, criminal procedural law, prison law, and amnesty, as well as international criminal law.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Criminal law; Europe; Foreign correctional systems; Foreign courts; Juveniles; Victims of Crime
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