New substantive criminal law

This document is Part Three in the series Government, Law and Courts Behind the Iron Curtain. It contains a country-by-country overview of developments in relation to substantive criminal law in the following states:

  • Soviet Union, by Dr. Vladimir Gsovski
  • Bulgaria, by Dr. Ivan Zlatin
  • Hungary, by Dr. George Torzsay-Biber
  • Poland, by Alfons Sergot
  • Romania
  • Czechoslovakia, by Dr. Jaroslav Jira

The articles also pay attention to the ways in which the criminal laws have been applied by the national courts.

Eastern Europe-substantive criminal law-thematic report-1955-eng (full text in English, PDF)


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