La investigación y la prueba de contexto como elementos de política criminal para la persecución del crimen organizado

Translated title of the contribution: Investigation and evidence of context as elements of criminal policy for the prosecution of the organized crime

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Abstract

The problem addressed by the article is directly related to the reflection about what is the incidence of research and context evidence as elements of criminal policy to prosecute the organized crime. We drew as first objective to make a reflective approach to the concepts of organized crime, context investigation, context evidence and criminal policy, to then develop as a second objective, its correlation from its implementation in the Inter - American Court of Human Rights and, in the Colombian case, from the context investigation modality and its derived proof. As a third objective, we sought to establish the viability from the legal and constitutional scope and with a criminal policy approach to the application of this methodology and context evidence for the prosecution of the organized crime as State's response strategy. The research approach is qualitative, which contains exploratory, descriptive, analytic and propounding research. As main result is the need for the criminal policy of the Colombian State to consolidate the application of the context investigation and, in particular, to define the way in which its products will be incorporated into the body of evidence, that is, if the results obtained in the construction of research contexts can be treated as an autonomous means of evidence with characterization and designation of context evidence.

Translated title of the contributionInvestigation and evidence of context as elements of criminal policy for the prosecution of the organized crime
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)101-115
Number of pages15
JournalRevista Criminalidad
Volume62
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2020

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