Alexei Trochev, "Suing Putin: Patterns of Anti-Government Litigation in Russia, 2000-2008"
- Author: Russian and East European Institute
- Number of episodes: 1
- Web site: http://www.iub.edu/~reeiweb/events/2010/trochev.pdf
How do Russians (individuals and firms) complain against their federal government in courts? How do judges treat these complaints? How does the government respond? By analyzing these questions, this paper argues that the increasingly non-democratic political context does not always prevent the Russian judiciary from ruling against the rulers.