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How COVID-19 and Coronavirus Containment Measures Have Exacerbated Problems in Russia's Courts and Prisons

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 12:51..
In an episode of the Meduza's English-language podcast “The Naked Pravda”, Ksenia Runova, junior researcher at the Institute for the Rule of Law at the European University at St. Petersburg, speaks about the problems the Russian prison system faces in connection with the coronavirus epidemic.

POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES OF LEGAL TECHNOLOGY: An Illustrative and Central European Perspective

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:48..
Interestingly, the sphere of law and jurisprudence has been rather skeptical of the digital revolution. The tools of informatics seem to be highly suited to dealing with issues that arise in the course of legal affairs: The legal system consists of and is confronted with large bodies of complex textual data that follow rational and objective principles. Informatics is a science that promises to help solve this problem as it has brought about new insights on how to effectively organize und use complex data.

Round table "Law enforcement of the anti-corrupt practices in Great Britain and Russia"

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:08..
Mr. Clarke presented on the English anti-corruption law Bribery Act and it’s intentions (for nearly a year after its introduction there were no incidents of its application). Discussion participants included London Court of Arbitration judge Sir David Steel, Russian Bar Association member Elena Topilskaya, U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf, entrepreneur Aleksandr Lebedev, leading researcher at the Institute for Issues of Law Enforcement Ella Paneyakh, and others.
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International conference "Law and Law Enforcement in Russia: Interdisciplinary Research"

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 20:54..
The Institute for the Rule of Law in EUSP held the international conference devoted to the discussion on the current situation with law and law enforcement practices At the opening of the conference EUSP proudly hosted the lectureby the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation Valery Zorkin Conference programme (pdf 61KB)

Lecture by the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation Valery Zorkin

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 20:48..
At the opening of the international conference "Law and Law Enforcement in Russia: Interdisciplinary Research", EUSP proudly hosted the lecture by the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation Valery Zorkin. In his speech, Mr. Zorkin elaborated on his vision of "the paths of Russia toward law". He touched upon the current situation with law enforcement practices and expressed his opinion on the issue of judicial precedent and its significance in Russia.
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