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The article deals with problems of differentiation of criminal responsibility depending on the social danger forms of multiple offenses. Conception of differentiation of responsibility is defined. Provisions of the existing criminal legislation are analyzed based on responsibility for the repeated crime and recidivism. The norms of the current legislation, judicial practice, judicial statistics are examined and noticed that the regulation of criminal responsibility in the Criminal Code contradicts to the forms of multiple crimes, and not according to the principles of humanism, justice, and the inevitability of punishment. The conclusion about expediency of a differentiated approach to casual and professional criminals is made. In conclusion, proposals for the reform of Criminal Code of the Russian Federation are formulated in order to ensure the optimal differentiation of criminal responsibility, taking into account public danger forms of multiple offenses.

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D. M. Semenova

Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Samara National Research University

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Email: grigorjewa.katerina@yandex.ru
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