Defending rights in Russia : lawyers, the state, and legal reform in the post-Soviet era (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Defending rights in Russia : lawyers, the state, and legal reform in the post-Soviet era

Author: Pamela A Jordan
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©2005.
Series: Law and society series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a study of the Russian bar (advokatura) that provides a portrait of how, after the USSR's collapse, practising lawyers called advocates began to assume new, self-defined roles as contributors  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela A Jordan
OCLC Number: 757512906
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 10 nov. 2008).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsAbbreviationsIntroduction1. The Russian and Soviet Bars: A Historical Perspective,1864-19842. The Advokatura in the Gorbachev Period, 1985-913. Chaos in the Advokatura, 1992-20024. Autonomy and Dependence: State-Bar Relations in the 1990s5. Restructuring the Advokatura from Above, 2002-36. Russian Criminal Defence Advocacy in the Post-Soviet Era7. New Trends in Advocates' Practice in the Civil SphereConclusion Appendices1 Surveys of Advocates' Opinions /2 Stages of a Russian Criminal Case / Notes /Selected Bibliography /Index /
Series Title: Law and society series
Responsibility: Pamela A. Jordan.

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Jordan's book represents a major contribution to the study of Russian legal institutions, as well as post-Soviet Russian politics. As such, the book should be of interest to Russian specialists as Read more...

 
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