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Judiciary reform in Russia

Abstract

Is the Russian judiciary able to protect the rights and legal interests of Russian citizens quickly, effectively, and reliably? The author of the article published below answers this question in the negative. In his opinion, today Russians do not feel that their expectations are justified. He thinks that the 20-year-long judiciary reform has not been completed successfully. A number of objectives, such as the balance of the structure of the judicial system, the effectiveness of court procedures, and the qualitative composition of the judicial staff, remain unachieved. The author outlines ways of improving this situation.

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Original Russian Text © M.I. Kleandrov, 2012, published in Vestnik Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk, 2012, Vol. 82, No. 5, pp. 395–401.

RAS Corresponding Member Mikhail Ivanovich Kleandrov is a judge of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation.

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Kleandrov, M.I. Judiciary reform in Russia. Her. Russ. Acad. Sci. 82, 187–193 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1019331612030021

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Keywords

  • Federal Constitutional
  • Judicial Reform
  • Tyumen Oblast
  • Russian Constitution
  • Supreme Council