Russian Law and Legal Institutions

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Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2018 - Justice, Administration of - 475 pages
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A thoroughly revised and updated introduction to the historical and contemporary foundations of the Russian legal system placed in the larger context of comparative legal studies, this volume addresses The Russian Legal System in Context (Russian Law in Comparative Legal Studies, Russian Law and Legal Translation); The Foundations of Russian Law (The Pre-Revolutionary Heritage; Russian Legal Theory; Sources of Law; Legal Professor and Legal Education); The Administration of Russian Legality (ministries of justice, judicial system, procuracy, notariat, registry for acts of legal status, administrative commissions, law enforcement agencies, investigative agencies, arbitration, and the role of non-State entities); and the State Structure of the Russian Federation (Presidency, Federal Assembly, Government, Local Self-Government). Recommendations are made for further reading. The 1993 Constitution of the Russian Federation as amended to date is appended.

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William E. Butler is the John Edward Fowler Distinguished Professor of Law at Dickinson Law, Pennsylvania State University; Emeritus Professor of Comparative Law in the University of London (University College London); Foreign Member, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine; Foreign Member, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences; Associate, International Academy of Comparative Law.

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