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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_law

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime. It proscribes conduct perceived as threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, ...

www.cliffsnotes.com/study-guides/criminal-justice/criminal-law/functions-of-criminal-law

Maintaining order. Criminal law provides predictability, letting people know what to expect from others. Without criminal law, there would be chaos and ...

lawaspect.com/functions-criminal-law

Many may wonder what is criminal law and how and why was it put in place? There have been criminals since back in biblical times and thus the start of...

www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258865.001.0001/acprof-9780198258865

This book provides a new critique of the often neglected problem of classification within the criminal law. The author presents a discussion of the present ...

digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1033&context=yrlsa

contact julian.aiken@yale.edu. Recommended Citation. No Author Listed (1972) "The Proper Role of Criminal Law," Yale Review of Law and Social Action: Vol.

www.reference.com/government-politics/two-main-functions-criminal-law-8dc88b64042b0abb

The main functions of criminal law are to ensure that criminals suffer in some way for the crimes they commit and to deter them from future criminal behavior, ...

www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/centre-criminology/centreborder-criminologies/blog/2015/06/function-criminal

Jun 23, 2015 ... Guest post by Yewa Holiday, PhD Candidate at Queen Mary, University of London. She teaches criminal law. Follow Yewa on Twitter ...

www.businesslawbasics.com/chapter-3-purposes-and-functions-law-1

The law is a guidepost for minimally acceptable behavior in society. Some activities, for instance, are crimes because society (through a legislative body) has ...

open.lib.umn.edu/criminallaw/chapter/1-5-the-purposes-of-punishment

Deterrence prevents future crime by frightening the defendant or the public. The two types of deterrence are specific and general deterrence. Specific deterrence  ...