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Abstract

Drugs addict are self-victimizing victims, namely victims and perpetrators of crimes they
commit themselves. The criminal character of a drug addict is a person who is physically
'sick.' One of the parties with a very significant task in the criminal justice system is the judge.
Judges have an essential role in determining the 'fate' of drugs addict in the future. In
criminal decisions, which can be seen from the registration of cases at the Bengkulu District
Court for narcotics abusers, there are many disparities in the verdicts for drugs addict. Some
were sentenced to 5 years, two years, one year, eight months, and six months, and some were
only sentenced to rehabilitation. The differences in the sentencing of different judges raise
significant questions for justice seekers and the general public. Why is it like that? This study
aims to describe the factors that cause criminal disparities for drugs addict. This research
uses socio-legal research methods by collecting data and information and facts from the
symptoms in the field, either through observation, interviews, and documentation. The data
was collected in the form of primary and secondary data, which were selected purposively
according to the characteristics of the data. Data analysis was carried out descriptively with
inductive and deductive approaches. As for the study results, the factors that became criminal
disparities were: facts revealed in court, criminal acts, evidence found at the case scene,
demands of the public prosecutor, aggravating and mitigating matters, and criminal
provisions violated.

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Eryke, H. (2022). Faktor Penyebab Terjadinya Diparias Pidana terhadap Penyalahguna Narkotika di Pengadilan Negeri Bengkulu. University Of Bengkulu Law Journal, 7(1), 16–33. Retrieved from https://ejournal.unib.ac.id/ubelaj/article/view/23549