CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

The study course provides an outline of the concept and general principles of substantive Criminal law, punishment and the core offence categories defined by law. This course introduces students to the objectives for Criminal law and criminal punishment, basic elements of criminal offence, national criminal sanctions’ system, as well explains the meaning of completed and uncompleted offence, participation in crime, justification and excuses, release from criminal liability, corporate criminal liability and other related legal concepts and provisions.

The course mostly focused on Latvian system of criminal law; however other foreign legal provisions and legal doctrines are also examined during the course.

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