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... permitted the judge to exercise discretion not only in withholding conviction
where a crime had clearly been committed, provided that he found no social
danger, but also in punishing a citizen who had committed no crime defined as
such by ...
Novel definitions of crime emerged in Marxian Socialist states to reflect Socialist
principles. To the traditional crimes against the person and property retained from
the definitions of pre-Socialist codes, in 1932 the U.S.S.R. added "economic ...
Moreover, although the Soviet authorities deny the Political existence of political
crimes in the Soviet Union, they crimes obviously do exist ... catchall statutes in
effect make any publicly expressed criticism of official policy or ideology a crime.
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