Forensic investigation into the causes of and conditions conducive to committing a crime

Author(s):  M.E. Ignatiev, candidate of Sciences, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia,

Issue:  Volume 44, № 3

Rubric:  Actual Problems of Legal Regulation

Annotation:  In this publication, the author considers topical issues related to the problems of establishing the causes and conditions conducive to the Commission of crimes, including those related to the purposes of forensic prevention. At the beginning of the publication provides a brief historical background of the emergence of this issue in legal science, as well as the basis of its research in the aspect of the subject of criminology by well-known domestic scientists. The aspects of preventive activity of the investigator in the course of investigation of crimes because of establishment of their reasons and conditions are given actual for modern criminalistics. Two-vector development of modern criminalistics prevention on the basis of activity of the investigator on the prevention which is carried out both in procedural, and not procedural form, and also activity of the expert revealing at production of expert researches of the circumstances promoting Commission of crime is explained.

Keywords:  criminalistics, crime prevention, the causes and conditions of crimes, investigation, prevention, peer prevention

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