Judges in Putin's Russia are much more likely to rule against the government in non-criminal cases than they are in lawsuits brought by state procurators. The difference lies in the relationship between judges and the law enforcement agencies and other agencies of the government. Their closer ties with the law enforcement agencies makes it harder for the judges to oppose their requests, whereas judges have fewer connections to other parts of the government and therefore have greater freedom in opposing them.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Russian Analytical |Digest|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
- Judicial independence
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Political Science and International Relations