What is Criminal Law?

Criminal Law is a branch of law that aims to punish the consequences of injustices arising from human behavior. Exceeding the limits of human freedoms and violating the rights of another person is generally handled within the scope of the Criminal Code.

Law is based on the punishment of criminals while ensuring that people live in accordance with the social order. In this context, the subject of Criminal Law provides for the determination of the criminal equivalent of an act or practice that constitutes a crime. As a result of many torts such as theft, extortion, injury and fraud, which are frequently encountered in society, Criminal Law is applied. Thus, while the one whose right is violated is protected, the party who commits the crime is also punished.

Subjects of Criminal Law

It is a matter that many people wonder which cases are handled within the scope of criminal law, which has very broad and detailed provisions in the legal sense. In this context, the following topics are related to Criminal Law.

  • Theft
  • Extortion
  • Homicide
  • Fraud
  • Threat
  • Plunder
  • Embezzlement Offense
  • Using Force
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Damage to Property
  • Abuse of Trust
  • Insults and Blackmail
  • Prostitution
  • Providing a Place for Gambling
  • Violation of the Constitution
  • Counterfeiting

Since the situations listed above are considered crimes under the Criminal Code, sanctions are applied in accordance with the Criminal Law. By evaluating the nature of the crime, it is possible to leave the person away from his liberty. The penalties imposed in accordance with the Criminal Code shall be applied in the Prisons and Detention Houses. In this way, it is aimed to bring criminals to society.

Which Court Hears Criminal Law Cases?

The competent and responsible court in cases involving a crime and requiring sanctions is the criminal courts. However, depending on the nature of the crime, criminal courts of first instance or heavy penal courts may be in charge. Due to the nature of the heavy penal court, trials are carried out for crimes that require more severe sanctions. For this reason, the court is also of great importance in terms of sentencing.

Criminal Law Services

We support our clients who are defendants or victims in criminal cases with our experience. As a Criminal Lawyer who closely follows the legislation, we play a role in taking fair and fast decisions. We support every client who requests lawyer support with the same sensitivity and care. You can also contact us for expert lawyer support related to cases within the scope of Criminal Code and Law.