The Concept and Legal Nature of the Institution of Exemption From Punishment and Its Serving

The article reveals the concept and legal nature of the institution of exemption from punishment and its serving since this institution is closely related to both the purpose of punishment and the tasks of criminal responsibility in general. In this regard, exemption from serving a sentence requires a more detailed study.

Problem aspects of social adaptation of persons released from places of deprivation of will


The reform of the criminal-executive system has set Ukraine the task of determining the priority conditions and means of social adaptation of persons who have been released from places of deprivation of liberty.

The article examines the socio-legal nature of the process of social adaptation of persons released from prisons. 

On some historical and legal determinants that affect the effectiveness of public control in the field of execution of punishments in Ukraine

In the article analyzes the historical and legal sources that regulated the procedure for public control over the process of execution - serving sentences, established the patterns of emergence and development of the problems existing in connection with this, and proposed some ways to solve them in essence. 

Special issues of legal regulation of social and educational work with sentences to life imprisonment

Abstract. The article attempts to find out the peculiarities of social and educational work with those sentenced to life imprisonment on the basis of the analysis of the current legislation and taking into account the conclusions of leading scientists and to highlight some inconsistencies in the legal regulation of this issue.

Legal regulation of education of sentenced to imprisonment in Ukraine

The article analyzes the normative legal acts that regulate the sphere of education of convicts. Attention is drawn to the provisions of international penitentiary instruments, which recommend that prison administrations make every effort to encourage prisoners to take an active part in all aspects of education. The necessity of training convicts as one of the most important aspects of prevention of recidivism is substantiated. The need to develop a concept of state policy in the field of education of juvenile prisoners and prisoners is emphasized.