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Towards Globalization of Criminal Legislation: French Criminal Legislation as a Model
International Journal of European Studies
Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019, Pages: 67-74
Received: Jul. 3, 2019; Accepted: Jul. 26, 2019; Published: Sep. 23, 2019
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Rana Atour, College of Law, University of Sharjah, UAE & the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
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Objectives: Globalization has been observed to produce new challenges of criminal justice, by creating new opportunities for transnational corporate crime in this era. Word is facing serious threats due to criminality issues. The concept of globalization has been observed to play a significant role in inspiring the global justice and international Law. This study has been carried out to evaluate the globalization of criminal legislation by considering the model of French legislation and penal code. Methods: Different articles have been taken into consideration from French penal code in order to perform a qualitative analysis, with respect to the criminal legislation and globalization. Results: Detailed analysis of literature state that an access is required towards comparative legislation, which provides an assurance about the respect of human rights. Conclusion: It has been examined through past studies that the European law regarding human rights constitutes a significant source of criminal law, to ensure respect for human rights. Globalisation is likely to lead a global harmonization of punitive legislations, by producing criminal principles respecting human rights, which can be applied to entire globe.
Criminal Legislation, Penal Legislation, Globalization, European Law, Criminal Law
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Rana Atour, Towards Globalization of Criminal Legislation: French Criminal Legislation as a Model, International Journal of European Studies. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2019, pp. 67-74. doi: 10.11648/j.ijes.20190302.11
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