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PRESENTATION: "Practicing Public Interest Law in Russia Today"

February 09 2011, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Dr. Anton Burkov, Reagan Fascell Democracy Fellow, National Endowment for Democracy

Improvements in rule of law in Russia are often come thanks to the work of NGOs working on strategic litigation of human rights cases. Russian NGO lawyer Dr. Anton Burkov, who has brought numerous cases before Russian courts based on the Convention and European court case law, will discuss how Russian NGOs devise these strategic litigation efforts, including how they select, initiate, and conduct cases, working with the Russian press along the way. Among other things, Dr.Burkov will speak about how litigation has affected Russias implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights

Audio is here - / , , , (Practicing Public Interest Law in Russia Today / Presentation at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, USA

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20004-3027, T 202/691-4000

Source: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?topic_id=1424&fuseaction=topics.event_summary&event_id=648203

09.02.2011

 

 

 

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