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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Elizaveta Sorokina
Jury Nullification
Jurisprudence
(Bachelor’s programme)
2017
This final qualification work is devoted to the phenomenon of a nullification of the criminal law by jury. The possibility of a nullification of the law isn't reflected by jury in standards of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Russian Federation, but is the cornerstone of institute of jury. Readiness in literature.When studying jury and a nullification of the criminal law it was used works of such scientists as: N. Kovalev, K.McKnight, J.W.Bissell, J.A.M.Bobrishcheva – Pushkin, K.F.Gutsenko, G. A. Esakov, T. G. Morshchakova, S. A. Nosonov, S. A. Pashin, P.S.Porokhovshchikov, N. N. Rozin and many others.The purpose of work the complex research of a problem of a nullifitsikation of the law as court with participation of jurors as the phenomenon reflecting legal feeling of the people within the state legal proceedings acts. For achievement of this purpose the author set the following tasks for herself. 1.A research of history of formation and development of institute of jury in Russia and the world. 2.The analysis of features of legal proceedings in court with participation of jurors in Russia. 3.A research and the analysis of foreign and domestic pre-revolutionary works about a law nullification jury. 4.Studying of types and features of a nullification of the criminal law by jury of assessors - according to the domestic and foreign doctrine. 5.A research of the factors influencing removal of a nullifikatsionny verdict by court with participation of jurors. The tasks set in work were reached by means of a number of theoretical and empirical methods: comparisons, observations, experiment, measurement, description, formalization, axiomatic method. The author conducted a research during which she observed meetings of "game" jurors and studied positions of people (potential jurors), it was offered to which individually, in writing and motivated, to express opinion on two charges taken from real criminal cases. In total more than 60 people took part in a research.

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