Informal alliances between prosecutors and judges contribute to the repressive sentencing that is characteristic of Russia's criminal justice. The underlying factor is that the prosecutor's career depends on his or her conviction rate, while the judge usually seeks to avoid appeals, according to Alexander Libman, André Schulz, and Vladimir Kozlov.
Wednesday, November 20
Thursday, November 21
International Conference 'Demographic Trends in Russia: Legacy of Soviet Era or a New Tendency?'
International Conference 'Memory Studies as Historical and Cultural Phenomenon: Russia and the West, XX-XXI Centuries'