Modern Russian Justice: Remedies, Procedures and Trends (2 ECTS credits, 16 academic hours, HSE Moscow)
Dates: July, 8 - 13
The course also introduces students to the existing relationships between national and supranational legal orders and the role of the highest Russian courts in their development.
The course will be useful for foreign undergraduate students having interest in the Russian judicial system and procedures used in it but also for Russian students seeking to deepen their knowledge on peculiarities of national judicial procedures.
Comparative Civil Procedure (4 ECTS credits, 32 academic hours, HSE Moscow)
Dates: July, 22 - August, 3
The course «Comparative Civil Procedure» covers different aspects of court organization, types of procedural systems and forms of judicial as well as non-judicial protection existing in the modern global context. It provides for an analysis of the history and evolution of modern procedural systems, their main particularities and global procedural concepts. The course gives as well an overview of general procedural institutes and their functioning in different types of procedural systems.
Human Rights Law (4 ECTS credits, 32 academic hours, HSE Moscow)
Dates: July, 15 - 28
After a short overview of the historical development of IHRL, the first part of the course will focus on the UN treaties and bodies for the protection of human rights. The second part of the course will be dedicated to the study of the regional systems of protection of human rights. In particular, the course analyze the European Convention on Human Rights and the rights protected therein, such as the right to life, the prohibition of torture, inhumane and degrading treatments, the right to liberty, the right of fair trail, the right to opinion and to freedom of speech, the right to family as well as the prohibition of discrimination etc. Finally, the course will explain the methods of international judicial and quasi- judicial human rights bodies at the universal and regional level.