The Supreme court expects the revision of sentences in cases of extremism
MOSCOW, September 20 — RIA Novosti. The Supreme court expects the review of sentences on Affairs about extremism after the decision of the plenary, told reporters the judge VS Vladimir Davydov.
The Plenum of the Supreme court on Thursday adopted a resolution with recommendations for judges in cases of an extremist nature. The new version of the resolution calls upon judges to evaluate the context of published information on the Internet, as extremist, the identity of the author, his social networks. Sun recalled that the question of whether the information is extremist, is under the exclusive competence of the judge, so they should not blindly believe the experts. Previously Davydov, commenting on the recommendations said that the mindless reposts of the materials recognized as extremist, is not a crime, if intent on inciting hatred was not.
Of course, regulation is retroactive, because we explain the current law.Vladimir Davydovska sun
According to him, for the sun has always been obvious that in such cases it is necessary to prove intent to incite hatred and enmity, not blindly punish for questionable social media posts, but the police took the path of “excessive prosecution”.