A Vitimologia e a Lei Maria da Penha: previsões legais e prática jurídica

Translated title of the contribution: Victimology and the Maria da Penha Law: legal predictions and legal practice

Ian Matozo Especiato, Jose Paulo Naves, Paula Nunes Mamede Rosa

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This paper analyzes the development of victimology and the demands for protection of women by the feminist movement, so as to then identify the legal devices established by Maria da Penha Law aimed to the protection of the victim. From these theoretical contributions and the legislative initiative, this article analyzes the grounds adopted at the judgment of the Direct Unconstitutionality Action n. 4.424, which, in view of this need for protection of women, as well as the inefficiency of the State to implement mechanisms that ensure it, decided for the inapplicability of the Special Criminal Courts for the prosecution of crimes committed under the Maria da Penha Law, as well as decided that the nature of the criminal action for bodily injury would be public and unconditioned.
Translated title of the contributionVictimology and the Maria da Penha Law: legal predictions and legal practice
Original languagePortuguese
Title of host publicationO lugar da vitima nas ciencias criminais
EditorsEduardo Saad-Diniz, Fransmar Costa Lima, Lauro Fabiano de Souza Carvalho
Place of PublicationSão Paulo, Brasil
PublisherLiberArs Ltda.
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9788594590329
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

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