In the article the author presents the results of the conducted historical and legal
analysis of criminal law in the regulating sphere of its action under the criminal law originally.
The author suggests a periodization of their regulatory history, identifies the key features
of evolution of these legislative measures, presents the evidence of the continued range
expansion the means of the legal criminal crime prevention. The author also points out the
absence of the universal theory of the legal criminal measures.
Keywords: historical and legal method; the history of criminal law; the legal criminal measures; the history of criminal penalties; alternative penalties
deputy of State Duma of the 5th convocation, a member of the committee on civil, criminal, arbitral and procedural legislation, PhD in Social Studies.
, e-mail Goncharov2@duma.ru
1 Cherepnin L.V. Voprosy metodologii istoricheskogo issledovanija. M., 1981. S. 272.