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Comrade Lawyer

Inside Soviet Justice In An Era Of Reform, 1st Edition

By Robert Rand


166 pages

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This book provides a compelling inside view of the Soviet justice system in the Gorbachev era, from the perspective of the practicing lawyer, advokat, who advises citizens in the USSR of their legal rights and defends their interests in courts.

Table of Contents

1. The Trial 2. Law Practice: The Moscow Bar and the Legal Consultation Bureau 3. Borzov's Pretrial Consultation 4. The Trial Continues 5. Perestroika and the Moscow Bar 6. The Trial Ends 7. Lawyers, Crime, and Punishment in Gorbachev's USSR 8. Appeal, Retrial, and Resolution of the Borzov Case 9. Conclusion

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General