The article analyzes the work of
commissions for drafting laws in the first
quarter of the XIX century in Russia,
studies the issues of formation of systematization
of criminal law in a given period,
overviews the reasons for the failure
of all previous activities of
commissions for drafting laws, as well as the
of foreign law (in particular,
French and German) on drafting the Criminal
Code in 1813. The author analyzes
the archive materials of different editions
of the Criminal Code of 1813 and
shows the steps for creating a draft Criminal
Law of 1813 and the role of Russian
legal scholars under the supervision of
M. M. Speransky in this activity.
Draft criminal code of 1813, systematization,
legislative committees, G.
Rosenkampf, M. M. Speransky, Department
of State Council, Jacob, Code of
criminal laws of 1832.