versão impressa ISSN 0124-0579
TIRADO-ALVAREZ, María-Margarita. The need for the creation in Colombia of a special criminal sanction for imposition on individuals presenting anti-social or the personality disorders. Estud. Socio-Juríd [online]. 2010, vol.12, n.1, pp. 127-154. ISSN 0124-0579.
The purpose of the article is to focus on analyzing whether or not to create an special sanction for the individual with psychopathy, taking into account their particular characteristics (without cure, no remorse, no fear of punishment, high recidivism, objectification of being human), and the nature of the sanctions contained in the national criminal law, in defense of justice, respect for human rights of victim and victimizer, the security of society and the proper punishment.
Palavras-chave : psychopathy; sociopathy; need for punishment; punishment theory.