Published: 1 Jun 2006 | By Kirill Koroteev

Supervisory review procedure in civil proceedings: new reforms needed


In February 2006, the Committee of Ministers adopted an Interim Resolution concerning the cases of Ryabykh v Russia and Volkova v Russia, in which a violation of Article 6 had been found due to the quashing of judicial decisions taken in the applicants’ favour, by way of the supervisory review procedure. Reforms instigated by the Russian government remain subject to two fundamental problems: compliance with the principle of legal certainty and the quality of judicial decisions in first and second instances.

In this article, Kirill Koroteev considers the nature of the reforms in more detail, arguing that new reforms following from the Interim Resolution are absolutely necessary. To read the full article, click on the link below.