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Year 10/2021 
Volume 13 
Issue 3

Determinants of the Object of Protection of the Crime of Desecration of a Corpse and a Grave and Defamation of a Deceased Person

Michał Najman
University of Lodz

10/2021 13 (3) Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne Studia nad Prawem

DOI 10.7206/kp.2080-1084.483


The article deals with the essence of the object of crime protection, as well as its genesis and conditions as exemplified by crimes against the honour of deceased people in selected countries. It has been hypothesised that factors such as religion, political system, historical and cultural conditions, geographical location, social system (social development) and the wealth of society influence the definition of the subject of the investigated crimes. The purpose of the work is also to indicate how the legislator creates a good legally protected in the event of a crime. On the one hand, these considerations have a purely linguistic and logical basis, i.e. an attempt is made to answer the question why we create names in relation to abstract objects, i.e. not having a real designation. The research hypothesis is that the object of protection remains only a linguistic entity created to justify the punishment of certain behaviours (and other needs), while it is possible to name the same value or phenomenon in different ways.


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Najman, Michał Tadeusz (2021). Determinants of the Object of Protection of the Crime of Desecration of a Corpse and a Grave and Defamation of a Deceased Person. (2021). Determinants of the Object of Protection of the Crime of Desecration of a Corpse and a Grave and Defamation of a Deceased Person. Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne Studia Nad Prawem, 13(3), 241–254. https://doi.org/10.7206/kp.2080-1084.483 (Original work published 10/2021AD)

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Najman, Michał Tadeusz. “Determinants Of The Object Of Protection Of The Crime Of Desecration Of A Corpse And A Grave And Defamation Of A Deceased Person”. 10/2021AD. Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne Studia Nad Prawem, vol. 13, no. 3, 2021, pp. 241–254.

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Najman, Michał Tadeusz. “Determinants Of The Object Of Protection Of The Crime Of Desecration Of A Corpse And A Grave And Defamation Of A Deceased Person”. Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne Studia Nad Prawem, Krytyka Prawa. Niezależne Studia nad Prawem, 13, no. 3 (2021): 241–254. doi:10.7206/kp.2080-1084.483.