This article analyzes the specific provisions of the Federal Act of the Russian Federation dated May 5, 2014 № 91-FZ on substantive criminal law, both in terms of their content, and from a position of legal-technical design. The author concludes that the Federal Act is a new source of domestic criminal law and an integral part of criminal legislation of our country.
The article discusses various approaches to understanding the prohibition of criminal law in contemporary criminology. The author concludes that is largely determined by what the goals, objectives, criminologists put scientists to science, how to determine the interaction of criminology and criminal law.
The article deals with various approaches to the notion of corpus delicti. The author concludes that the corpus delicti is a legal construction, instrumental model for crime qualification. On the basis of the comparison of the corpus delicti and the legal prohibition in the criminal law of the conclusion about their different legal nature and content.
This article provides criminal statistical analysis of the regulations of section VIII "Crimes in economy sphere" of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation in the context of the statistics of registered crimes in this sphere. The author found that over the past 20 years since the adoption of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation textual volume of the legal requirements of this section increased by three times, on 66% of the original number of increased number of articles enshrined in it, almost twice increased the number contained within them of crimes. However, the number of officially registered crimes under this section has decreased slightly. The author raises the question about how justified such largescale changes to the regulations of section VIII of the Сriminal code of the Russian Federation and makes the conclusion about the necessity of scientific analysis of the needs in the criminal law prohibitions.