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Toward the rule of law in Russia?

political and legal reform in the transition period

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Rule of law -- Soviet Union.,
    • Law reform -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Donald D. Barry.
      ContributionsBarry, Donald D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKLA2020 .T68 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 402 p. ;
      Number of Pages402
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1708132M
      ISBN 101563240653
      LC Control Number92009677

      The Rule of Law Comes to Russia? Ernest Partridge March, On the final day of the twentieth century, Boris Yeltsin resigned as the first President of the post-Soviet Russian Republic, turning his office over to his chosen successor, Vladimir Putin. In March, Acting President Putin .   Thus, we may be on the eve of witnessing the emergence of a rule-of-law culture outside the traditional domain of citizen-state relations. This would open up avenues for a renewed dialogue on rule of law between the West and : Thomas Kruessmann.

      The Development of a Russian Legal Consciousness () explores the ideological and institutional dimensions of legal history prior to the Great Reforms and raises issues that remain relevant for Russia today. The book's translation into Russian in reignited interest in the Imperial era of Russian .   Why Russia lacks rule of law. Vladimir Putin’s often arbitrary rule has “ substantially retarded the growth of a rule of law state,” observers suggest. Even during the late Soviet period – after the party had come to grips with the worst of Stalin’s excesses – Soviet law remained arbitrary, in that Kremlin leaders, like the early Bolsheviks, continued to manipulate the law, using it as an instrument .

      Putin, with tremendous popular support, launched an immediate military campaign in Chechnya. Characterizing the war as a campaign on terrorism, Putin used the war to justify the centralization of executive power, according to Kahn. Putin's war substantially retarded the growth of a rule of law state. As the Russian military campaign in Chechnya continued, Kahn observed, "a certain callousness toward law . This briefing book ‘Towards the Rule of Law: 25 legal reforms for India’ is an organisation-wide publication of the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy is an independent think-tank doing legal research to make better laws and improving governance for the public g: Russia?


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Barry. The contributors to this volume - all specialists on Soviet law and politics - offer a comprehensive examination of the effort to create a "law-based" state in the Gorbachev-era U.S.S.R., thus effecting a fundamental change in the relationship between the state and private groups and individuals.

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As statutory law reform is only one element in legal reform, the book also explores the functioning of legal institutions, including the police, other public security forces, and private dispute settlement y Sachs and Katharina Pistor provide a wide range of factual evidence and interpretations, which will greatly enhance the debate about Russia's path toward economic and legal by: The Rule of Law and Economic Reform in Russia book.

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A fundamental American belief is that the rule of law, including separation of powers and judicialindependence, is needed in order to achieve and protect these values.

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Ferdinand Feldbrugge is Professor Emeritus for East European Law at Leiden University. From to he was director of the Institute of East European Law and Russian Studies and the editor of the Law in Eastern Europe series, and Review of Central and East European served as Special Advisor Soviet and East European Affairs ("Sovietologist-in-Residence") to the Secretary-General of.

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