Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Legislative and Intellectual Approaches to Combatting Crimes of Terrorism: A Comparative Analytical Study

Author(s): Hakem Madhour Alserhan, Tayil Mahmoud Shiyab, Ahmad Aref Aldala'ien

Crimes of Terrorism are of vital concern to many countries. Due to its severity; many states devoted a significant effort to restrain the crime before happening. This study examines the legislative and intellectual approaches in combating crimes of terrorism. It clarifies in details the concept and characteristics of the crime. Taking into consideration, the Emirati and Jordanian legislator’s definition and tools to fight it. Therefore, it outlined in a comparative methodology; the legislative means applied in both countries. Whether by aggravating the penalty or imposing an exemption from punishment. Moreover it emphasized the urgent need for endorsing a new approach to combat the crime and protect societies from its danger. In this regard, the suggested “intellectual means” provided in this research shall effectively help to reduce the potential of crime occurrence. Which are immensely focused on reforming education in a better form or considering a massive yet improved curriculum? Likewise, inviting intellectuals to spread the spirit of tolerance, acceptance of others and rejecting extremism in all spectrums. Finally, the list of suggestions was finished up with a highlight on the role of family in fighting the crime at early stage.