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ILR 2020, 1(2): 35-49 Back to browse issues page
Ethical Considerations In Dealing With Terrorist Crimes In Iran And U.S. Law
Seyed Vali Noorashrafoddin1 , Hasan Hajitabar Firoozjai 2
1- PhD in Criminal Law and Criminology, Attorney at Law, Iran
2- Department of Law, Faculty of Humanity Science, Islamic Azad University, Qaemshahr Branch, Qaemshahr, Iran. (Corresponding Author)
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Background and Aim: Today, the spread of terrorism as one of the most important security challenges has led to an implementation of a discriminatory procedure; That is, the defendants of these crimes have been prosecuted in a different and more rigorous manner than other criminals, and some of the rights that other defendants enjoy are denied.
Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive - analytical Study.
Ethical Considerations: Honesty and confidentiality have been observed.
Findings: Implementing a discriminatory procedure for defendants of terrorist crimes is socially beneficial and is a moral choice; because by taking hard on defendants ensures the maintenance of public order and enhances the community security. It also provides the groundwork to prevent citizens from harms as a result of terrorist acts in the future. However, the restriction of individual liberties (such as the prolongation of temporary detention) and the deprivation of these defendants' rights over other criminals have led to unfair discrimination and question the judicial justice.
Conclusion: Discriminatory procedure of terrorist crimes defendants is an unethical, unjust and discriminatory choice. But it will be an ethical choice from the viewpoint of society as a whole and the need to maintain order and security of citizens.In both, the United States and Iran, the same approach of preferring the interests of society to the individual has been confirmed.
Keywords: Procedure, Social and Moral Justice, Terrorist Crime, Security, Public Order, Ethics
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Received: 2020/05/23 | Revised: 2020/06/12 | Accepted: 2020/06/23 | Published: 2020/07/1
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Noorashrafoddin S V, Hajitabar Firoozjai H. Ethical Considerations In Dealing With Terrorist Crimes In Iran And U.S. Law. ILR. 2020; 1 (2) :35-49
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