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Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals

Esakov G.

Vol. 58. Cambridge: Intersentia, 2020.

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THE ROLE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF SEARCH AS A MEANS OF FORCIBLE SEIZURE OF PROPERTY IN ORDER TO COMPENSATE FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A CRIME
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Rastoropov S., Pushkarev V. V., Яковлева В. М. et al.

Relacoes Internacionais no Mundo Atual. 2024. Vol. 1. No. 43. P. 377-385.

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Judgment and Verdict
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Filatova M., Aleksandr Evseev.

In bk.: Elgar Encyclopedia of Crime and Criminal Justice. Vol. 1. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2024. P. 1-11.

Judicial Systems of the Countries of the Modern World

2023/2024
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Type:
Compulsory course
When:
1 year, 1 module

Instructor

Evseev, Alexander

Evseev, Alexander

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The academic discipline "Judicial Systems of the Countries of the Modern World" is devoted to an in-depth study of various institutional models of the judiciary, as well as how the same institutions of procedural law - both criminal and civil - vary in different legal systems. Students who have studied the discipline will learn: the main characteristics of the judicial systems of countries of common and continental law, individual states on the territory of the former USSR, as well as the main trends in the development of the judiciary in the Asian region, Latin America and Muslim countries; leading scientific doctrines about judging and judges, common in the named regions; key elements of the status of judges (selection of candidates for judges, career advancement within the judiciary, forms of bringing judges to justice, as well as ethical standards of the judicial profession); the main directions of interaction between the judiciary and civil society; mechanism for the administration of justice in foreign countries, in particular in post-conflict areas; the relationship of national justice with the bodies of international justice. In addition, based on the results of mastering the discipline, students will be able to analyze various institutions of procedural law in foreign countries with each other and their Russian counterparts, predict possible directions for reforming judicial activity in developed capitalist legal orders, highlight promising areas for improving procedural law, taking into account the trends emerging in the XXI st century.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The purpose of the academic discipline "Judicial systems of the countries of the modern world" is to master the basic ideas about the judicial systems of foreign countries and the institutions of procedural law in various legal orders
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • know the main characteristics of the judicial systems of the countries of common law, civil law, individual states on the territory of the former USSR, as well as the main trends in the development of the judiciary in the Asian region, Latin America and Muslim countries;
  • know leading scientific doctrines about refereeing and judges, widespread in the named regions
  • know key elements of the status of judges (selection of candidates for judges, career advancement within the judiciary, forms of holding judges accountable, as well as ethical standards of the judicial profession)
  • know the main directions of interaction between the judiciary and civil society
  • own the conceptual apparatus used in the study of the judicial systems of the countries of the world
  • own methods of expert evaluation of normative legal acts of national and international character
  • analyze various elements of the judicial systems of foreign countries with each other and their Russian counterparts
  • own techniques and methods of research work, as well as methods of implementing the obtained research results in the practical activities of government agencies, commercial organizations, international institutions
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Topic number 1. Judicial system: concept, models, current development trends
  • Topic number 2. Sources of judicial activity
  • Topic number 3. Basic scientific doctrines about refereeing and judges
  • Topic number 4. The Status of Judges in a World Perspective
  • Topic number 5. Judiciary and civil society: mechanisms of mutual influence
  • Topic number 6. Constitutional Jurisdiction in the Modern World
  • Topic number 7. The Mechanism of the Administration of Justice in the Courts of General Jurisdiction: A Comparative Panorama
  • Topic number 8. Judicial systems of common law countries (on the example of the USA and Great Britain)
  • Topic number 9. Judicial systems of countries of continental law (on the example of France and Germany)
  • Topic number 10. Judicial systems in Muslim countries
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Активность на семинарах
  • non-blocking Доклад
  • non-blocking Устный опрос (экзамен)
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 1st module
    0.3 * Активность на семинарах + 0.2 * Доклад + 0.5 * Устный опрос (экзамен)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Длинные тени советского прошлого, Мишина, Е. А., 2014
  • Правосудие в современном мире: Монография / Верховный Суд РФ; Под ред. Т.Я. Хабриевой, В.М. Лебедева. - Москва : Норма: НИЦ Инфра-М, 2018. - 704 с.: 60x90 1/16. (переплет) ISBN 978-5-91768-327-0 - Текст : электронный. - URL: http://znanium.com/catalog/product/934668
  • Судебные системы зарубежных стран : учебное пособие для магистратуры / А. Т. Гольцов, А. Л. Осипов, Т. Е. Сушина, М. А. Хохряков. — М. : Норма : ИНФРА-М, 2019. — 160 с. - Режим доступа: http://znanium.com/catalog/product/1021823
  • Уроки судебной практики о правах человека: европейский и российский опыт, Нешатаева, Т. Н., 2007

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Нешатаева Т.Н. - Суд и право: евразийская интеграция - Юридическое издательство Норма - 2022 - ISBN: 978-5-00156-141-5 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ZNANIUM - URL: https://znanium.com/catalog/document?id=396928