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, safety, and moral welfare of people inclusive of one's self. Most criminal law is established by statute, which is to say that the laws are enacted by a legislature. Criminal law includes the punishment and rehabilitation of people who violate such laws. Criminal law varies according to jurisdiction, and differs from civil law, where emphasis is more on dispute resolution and victim compensation, rather than on punishment or rehabilitation. Criminal procedure is a formalized official …



Africa 21 · 16 April 2024

In part two of our feature series on human-wildlife conflict in Kenya, we paint the picture of the pain caused by the conflict and the measures being put in place …

environmental destruction accountable under criminal law. “Deterrence is essential in curbing environmental

Australian Human Rights Commission · 15 April 2024 English

At the time that Mr DL’s visa was cancelled: • the Department was of the view that Mr DL was a citizen of South Sudan • the Department was of …

aggravated offence, apparently under s 24 of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (SA) of causing harm their sentences. The regime is contained in the Criminal Law (High Risk Offenders) Act 2015 (SA). Relevantly have been required in a proceeding under the Criminal Law (High Risk Offenders) Act 2015 (SA). I find s 10(1)(a). 48 Criminal Law (High Risk Offenders) Act 2015 (SA), s 5. 49 Criminal Law (High Risk Offenders) s 7(3)(b). 50 Criminal Law (High Risk Offenders) Act 2015 (SA), s 7(5). 51 Criminal Law (High Risk Offenders)

Law Council of Australia · 12 April 2024 English

Under proposed section 199C(2), the Minister may direct the non-citizen to do a thing, or not do a thing, if the Minister is satisfied that the non-citizen doing, or not …

Section’s Migration Law Committee, its National Criminal Law Committee, and its National Human Rights Committee return and face 12 months in prison. 79. The criminal law should not be used to disproportionately punish

CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 10 April 2024 English

To quell the revolt sparked by Mahsa Jina Amini’s death in 2022, Iran committed crimes against humanity, including gender persecution. EU governments must coordinate to advance judicial accountability of those …

account- ability mechanisms under international criminal law. A renewed FFMI mandate should therefore evaluate

Law Council of Australia · 10 April 2024 English

To the extent that it may be considered a ‘serious invasion of privacy’, doxxing should be considered in the context of Proposal 27.1 of the Privacy Act Review Report (the …

response may require drawing on both civil and criminal law (where gaps are identified). 24. Additionally Control Act) 2022 (NSW) and in Queensland by the Criminal Law (Coercive Control and Affirmative Consent) and

Law Council of Australia · 10 April 2024 English

The relevant principles may include the law of contract, the law of fiduciary duty, the law which protects confidential information, the law with respect to legal professional privilege, the law …

provisions of a contract, charges under the criminal law or any other of the varied fields of professional case to barristers and solicitors practising in criminal law about the dangers of acting for co-defendants R. v Pham [2017] QCA 43 (at para. [58] ff.) Criminal law practitioners should also refer to guidance

NYU: New York University · 9 April 2024 English

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NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security · 9 April 2024 English

The Security Council must: • Call for cessation of the use of violence, including sexual and gender-based violence, targeting of women, Afro- descendant, Indigenous and LGBTIQ+ individuals and prioritize protection …

international humanitarian, human rights and criminal law, and prosecute those responsible for all forms

Stimson Center · 9 April 2024 English

The conclusion of the 13th United Nations (UN) Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, which was held in Qatar in 2015, led to the adoption of the “Doha Declaration …

direct leadership. One of the chief principles of criminal law is the personal criminal liability approach

Amnesty International · 8 April 2024 English

Responding to the death in custody of Walid Daqqah, a 62-year-old Palestinian writer who was the longest-serving Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jails after having spent 38 years imprisoned, Erika Guevara-Rosas, …

standard of proof for conviction than Israeli criminal law. Amnesty International has campaigned for Walid

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