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The theory of Criminal Law does not offer the general conception of physical and psychological violence. Scientists of Criminal Law provide varying definitions of physical and psychological violence and different viewpoints regarding individual cases of violence. Such a underdeveloped theoretical framework of the issue makes difficult the legal assessment of both types of violence where other norms of Criminal Law are concerned. Necessity as a circumstance excluding criminal liability cannot be considered a sufficiently developed norm of Criminal Law either. This article deals with the interaction of specifically two norms: necessity and violence. In the analysis of violence as the source of a necessity threat, the author separately explores physical and psychological violence. The author gives a detailed analysis of physical violence, dividing it into two groups. The first group includes the most dangerous and intensive cases of physical violence where an individual loses control of his actions. These cases, according to the author, should be called invincible physical violence. The second group is comprised of physical violence cases where an individual does not lose control of his actions...
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