Protection of the Witnesses and Victims: International Legal Acts, Legislation of some States and the Modern Russian Legislation

  • Inna V. MAKEEVA
  • Sergei V. TASAKOV
  • Andrei V. MISHIN
  • Yurii G. SLED
  • Alexander Y. EPIKHIN
  • Larisa M. ZEINALOVA

Abstract

The article represents a comparative analysis of a number of international acts (Conventions, Charts, and
Guidelines) and legislations of several states including Kazakhstan, Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia concerning
protection of the witnesses, the victims and some other individuals involved in criminal proceedings. Besides, the
article reveals that development of norms of the international law makes positive impact on the national Russian
legislation and defines main tendencies of convergence of international legal norms into the Russian legal
framework. The Russian lawmaker has lately adopted a number of significant laws, subordinate and some other
legal acts ensuring the witness protection and security as well as sufficient federal financial support of the public
protection measures.
Published
2016-05-10
How to Cite
MAKEEVA, Inna V. et al. Protection of the Witnesses and Victims: International Legal Acts, Legislation of some States and the Modern Russian Legislation. Journal of Advanced Research in Law and Economics, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 313-322, may 2016. ISSN 2068-696X. Available at: <https://journals.aserspublishing.eu/jarle/article/view/218>. Date accessed: 14 apr. 2024.
Section
Journal of Advanced Research in Law and Economics