Perjury and Its Effects in the View of Jurisprudence and Criminal Law

  •  Seyed Ahmadi    


Importance of testimony of witnesses as one of the reasons for proving the dispute has long story in our jurisprudence and criminal law to such extent that in Imamieh jurisprudence the award of judge follows from testimony of witnesses and is considered as a means for finalizing the proceeding. However, if the perjury is proved by documents and evidences and or knowledge of the judge, witness inadvertently encounters with different effects of committed crime. This paper while defining the concept of perjury crime aims to study the elements and building blocks as well as types of punishments determined for this crime and finally analyze and determine the effects of perjury crime in jurisprudence and criminal law.

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