Purpose: The article analyzes the concepts used in the institute of compensation for moral damage in Russia and the countries of the Anglo-Saxon law system.

Methodology: Various general scientific methods and the methods of logical cognition are used in the work: analysis and synthesis, system-ic, functional and formal-logical approaches. The development of conclusions was facilitated by the application of formal-legal and comparative-legal methods.

Result: The article reveals the grounds for compensation for moral damage in Russia, England, and the USA. The author refers to the similarities and differences of the institute of compensation for moral damage in these countries. The conclusion about the need for unification of the institution in various legal systems.

Applications: This research can be used for the universities, teachers and education students.

Novelty/Originality: In this research, the model of the compensation of moral damage in Russia and the Anglo-Saxon legal system countries is presented in a comprehensive and complete manner.


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