Questions on the current implementation of the prohibition of „reformatio in pejus“, as a guarantee of the accused/defendant’s right of defence in the Criminal trial Cover Image
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Въпроси на актуалното прилагане на забраната за „реформацио ин пеус“ като гаранция за правото на защита на обвиняемия/подсъдимия в наказателния процес
Questions on the current implementation of the prohibition of „reformatio in pejus“, as a guarantee of the accused/defendant’s right of defence in the Criminal trial

Author(s): Ivan Ranchev
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Criminal Law
Published by: Институт за държавата и правото - Българска академия на науките
Keywords: Punishment; Criminal liability; Suspended sentences; Crimes

Summary/Abstract: The article focuses on emerging issues in the case law about implementing the prohibition „reformatio in pejus“. The effect of the prohibition in appeal and cassation proceedings, as well as in the proceedings on the resumption of criminal cases, is discussed. Тhe decisions of the Courts of Appeal and of the Supreme Court of Cassation, which most often give rise to questions related to the application of this rule, are cited.

  • Issue Year: LVIII/2017
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 73-88
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Bulgarian