ZABÓJSTWO W RZYMSKIM ORAZ POLSKIM PRAWIE
KARNYM. UWAGI NA TLE ZACHODZĄCYCH ZMIAN
W UJĘCIU TEGO PRZESTĘPSTWA
KILLING A MAN IN ROMAN AND POLISH CRIMINAL LAW.
REMARKS ON CHANGES INTRODUCED IN TREATING THIS CRIME
Subject(s): Criminal Law, Sociology of Religion
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego
Keywords: crime of killing; penal code; Roman criminal law
Summary/Abstract: Killing a man is one of the most serious crimes. It is a life threatening crime, whereas lifeoccupies leading place in the catalogue of values protected by law. Chapter XIX of the penal codespecifies regulation of the Polish criminal law on law-penal life protection. Also in the ancient Rome,in all historic periods, killing a man was considered as one of the heaviest crimes. This work presentesremarks on treating this crime in Roman and Polish criminal law. In the first part, changes introducedin the ancient Rome in the life threatening group of crimes are considered. In particular, differencebetween killing a relative, parricidium, and a stranger homicidium, is indicated. In the second partstratification of the killing crime introduced into Polish criminal codes of XX century is presentedConsiderations are combined with remarks on legitimacy and significance of the changes.
- Issue Year: 2018
- Issue No: 22
- Page Range: 152-167
- Page Count: 16
- Language: Polish