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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Elizaveta Chudakova
Criminal Code: the Main Trends of Development
Jurisprudence
(Bachelor’s programme)
2017
Chudakova E. M.

"Criminal code: main tendencies of development (1996-2017)".

The thesis considers a status of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, and the short analysis of the previous act (Criminal Code of RSFSR 1960) is also given. There is conducted the detailed analysis of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, namely the main tendencies of its development. The analysis of amendments of the criminal legislation is given, and graphic data are provided.

The Criminal Code of the Russian Federation is a subject of a research. The object of the research are the Federal Laws and other legal acts changing the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. The aim of work is identification and the description of the main changes and determination of their tendencies, and also establishment of their usefulness for practical enforcement of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation. Tasks of the thesis are: to study the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation; to find out how the changes made to it influenced quality of this legal act; to reveal the main tendencies of development of the criminal legislation; to formulate theoretical conclusions and practical recommendations.

On the basis of the research, it is possible to draw the following conclusions: The code has to have accurate structure and reflect present tendencies, to be useful for enforcement. Frequent changes and innovations in this document do not promote increase in its efficiency; The Criminal Code of the Russian Federation as the statutory act lost system character and a balance which was present at the first version of the criminal legislation of the Russian Federation; extensive and numerous changes prematurely made "young" legal act that does it inefficient.

Research supervisor: Esakov Gennady Aleksandrovich, doctor of jurisprudence, professor, head of the department of penal law and criminalistics of faculty of the right of National research university "Higher School of Economics".

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