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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 ...

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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 ...

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

Four principal purposes and functions are establishing standards, maintaining ... For example, under a typical state law, it is a crime to cause physical injury to ...

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In trying to formulate the aims of the criminal law, it is important to be aware both of the ... functions of the manifold safeguards of American criminal procedure.

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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, ...

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Dec 4, 1997 ... Paul H. Robinson argues that the current operational structure of criminal law fails to fully account for its different functions, and proceeds to ...

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  ...

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 ...