Article title The Social Role of the Criminal Law
Name of magazine Legal journal «Law of Ukraine» (Ukrainian version)
Issue 2/2017
Сторінки [38-50]
Annotation Reveals the social role of criminal law in connection with the exercise of its functions. It emphasizes the need to correlate the function of criminal law with international standards to address social and economic problems and to promote the rule of law. It is alleged that the criminal law should provide for the possible crime, make recommendations to the legislator regarding the timely establishment of the criminal liability for acts that in the near or distant future, should be recognized as crimes.
Keywords criminal law, the function of criminal law, crime, the rule of law and society.