rikosoikeus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rikos (criminal) +‎ oikeus (law)

Noun[edit]

rikosoikeus

  1. criminal law, criminal justice
    rikosoikeuden professori
    professor of criminal law

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Usage notes[edit]

In Finnish the term rikoslaki refers to criminal law in sensu stricto, i.e. the law itself. Rikosoikeus is a wider term covering the study and application of the criminal law.

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