|PDF:||Author(s):||Agayev D. O.,|
|Number of journal:||2(23)||Date:||May 2013|
The article is devoted to reviewing of the issue of the death penalty institution development trends in Russia and abroad. The author has analyzed the criminal legislation of China and the US in terms of determination the circle of crimes subject to the death penalty, the procedure of its sentencing, bases for its replacement with the other types of punishment. The article has provided the data regarding the number of people sentenced to death in the US, the number of erroneous sentences, the countries completely rejected the punishment in the form of the death penalty; the author’s conclusion regarding the necessity to eliminate the death penalty from the system of punishment in the RF CC has been justified.
death penalty, punishment, sentence to death, criminal policy, moratorium, sentenced to death, PRC Criminal Code, criminal legislation of the USA, system of punishment, development trends