The concept of the accused: legal basis and views of academic writers

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The article deals with the concept of the accused in the theory of the criminal process and criminal procedure legislation of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tajikistan. The subject of the article is of certain current interest as there are many publications on the defendant's right to defense, but very few on the concept of the accused. The author analyses the above notion in terms of the historical, theoretical and legislative aspects. The article features the findings of the research, suggests proposals to improve legislation and outlines some practical implications.

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I A Bakhromov

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Кафедра уголовного права и процесса; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia


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