Criminal Law in Italy
Now also available aseBookDerived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws,this book provides a practical analysis of criminal law in Italy . Anintroduction presents the necessary background information about the frameworkand sources of the criminal justice system, and then proceeds to a detailedexamination of the grounds for criminal liability, the justification ofcriminal offences, the defences that diminish or excuse criminal liability,the classification of criminal offences, and the sanctions system.Coverage of criminal procedure focuses on the organization of investigations,pre-trial proceedings, trial stage, and legal remedies. A final part describesthe execution of sentences and orders, the prison system, and the extinctionof custodial sanctions or sentences.Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of theinformation it provides, make this book a valuable resource for criminallawyers, prosecutors, law enforcement officers, and criminal court judgeshandling cases connected with Italy . Academics and researchers, as wellas the various international organizations in the field, will welcome thisvery useful guide, and will appreciate its value in the study of comparativecriminal law.
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