Justice in the Modern World

V.M. Lebedev en T. la. Khabrieva 9789462360990 | 1 edition, 2014


This monograph is devoted to the subject of justice systems in the principal legal families of the world. Principal attention is given to how the courts are organized, court procedure, the judiciary, procedural guarantees, and rights of the individual. The evolution of justice is analyzed against the background of various historical civilizations and epochs, making it possible to more fully examine the tasks and functions of courts in the modern world. The basic national and international models of justice are described with special reference to the Russian model of justice, its principles, its institutional and procedural fundamentals, and its future development, including the development of judicial procedure.

Target group

This volume is intended for lawyers, scholars, teachers, postgraduate students and undergraduates, as well as for all those interested in a comparison of justice systems

Author's information

V. M. Lebedev is Chairman at the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation

T. Ia. Khabrieva is Vice President of the Russian Academy of Sciences

W. E. Butler (editor English edition) is a John Edward Fowler Distinguished Professor of Law, Pennsylvania State University and a Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine



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