Sergei Pashin: On the negative consequences of the abolition of the constitutional courts in the regions of the Russian Federation

17 November 2020 Sergei Pashin, speaking on Govorit Moskva radio station Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Говорит Москва] Constitutional courts in the regions of Russia will be abolished by 2023. This…

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Quote for the Week. Sergei Golubok: “The Constitutional Court’s fear of recognising laws as inconsistent with the Constitution is a longstanding problem.”

Week-ending 13 November 2020 "The Constitutional Court ought to declare laws unconstitutional if they create contradictions and problems. [...] There are several wordings that should be recognised as unconstitutional, but…

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Sergei Golubok: “Everyone is obsessed with the idea of unanimity.” Who is hindered by the ‘dissenting opinion’ of judges?

28 October 2020 Human rights lawyer Sergei Golubok from St. Petersburg talks to Tatiana Voltskaya Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Север.Реалии] The law on the Constitutional Court has changed in…

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A letter to the President of the Russian Federation by members of the Presidential Human Rights Council. On amendments to the federal constitutional law ‘On the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation.’

20 October 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: СПЧ, 20.10.2020] Pictured is Yury Kostanov, lawyer, advisor to the Federal Bar Association, member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights, and…

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