Criminal-Sociological Analysis of the Law Reducing the Punishment of Imprisonment 2020

Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD student in criminal law and criminology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Ramhormoz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ramhormoz, Iran



The issue of the present study is whether, considering the important law mentioned above, which has made many crimes forgivable and has somewhat reduced the severity of the punishments of imprisonment, whether the adoption and implementation of such a law in terms of criminal sociology and reasons for committing Are the crimes compatible or not? Therefore, in this regard, various aspects of this law, such as reducing the term of imprisonment, increasing the institutions related to reducing the sentence of imprisonment and compassion in the punishment of convicts are examined. The present article has been compiled and written with a qualitative method and library tools. Finally, it can be concluded that the legislator, without the same logic and without discipline, has reduced imprisonment in various dimensions, and that crimes against security, such as robbery or violent crimes, such as kidnapping, are subject to the legislator's mercy. The loss of power, determination and deterrence of the law is in the society and will cause irreparable damage to the society, and at the same time, a proposal will be made to amend the law quickly and eliminate irrational excuses in important crimes of this law. In addition, the jurisprudence and rulings of the courts indicate that, for example, important crimes, such as theft, can easily end with the plaintiff's pardon, and this will lead to the rulings of courts and criminal courts in the fight against deterrent crimes. Have a little.


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