Published: 1 Dec 2004 | By Drew Holiner

European Court tackles Russian domestic procedure


The Russian judicial system is usually consistent in giving recognition to fundamental human rights and freedoms. Nevertheless, Russian procedural law, which remains underdeveloped in fundamental areas, often leaves the judicial system open to denial of fundamental rights through manipulation of procedural lacunae. A number of recent ECtHR judgments concern such issues, making them particularly welcome.

In this article, Drew Holiner considers recent judgments regarding the Russian Federation and their impact on domestic procedure. To find out more, click on the link below.