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 opinions’ 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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