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Author Mikhlin, A. S. (Aleksandr Solomonovich)

Title The death penalty in Russia / by Alexander S. Mikhlin ; translation with a foreword by W.E. Butler.

Published London : Simmonds & Hill Pub. ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.660947 MIKH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Ch. 1. Concept of Death Penalty and History of its Application -- Ch. 2. Legal Regulation of Application of the Death Penalty According to Criminal Legislation in Force in the Russian Federation -- Ch. 3. Personality Characteristics of Persons Sentenced to Death Penalty -- Ch. 4. Pardoning of Persons Sentenced to Death Penalty -- Ch. 5. Legal Regulation of Execution of Death Penalty -- Ch. 6. In Lieu of Conclusion.
Summary In this work the distinguished criminal law expert, Dr. Alexander S. Mikhlin, investigates the history of the application of the death penalty in Russia, during the pre-Revolutionary and in Soviet and post-Soviet periods. He examines the application of the death penalty and the renunciation of its application in foreign countries and then presents an analysis of criminal and criminal-executory legislation in force in Russia and the practice of its application. Special consideration is given in the book to sociological studies in Russia of the personality of persons sentenced to the death penalty. The work is intended for scholars, students, postgraduates, and law school teachers and those who work in agencies which execute punishments, the procuracy, courts and Ministry of Justice, and also for the general reader who has an interest in the issue of the death penalty.
Subject Capital punishment -- Russia (Federation)
ISBN 189802944X (Simmonds & Hill Pub.)
904119312X (Kluwer Law International)