The article of Vadim Volkov «Legal and Extralegal Origins of Sentencing Disparities: Evidence fromRussia’s Criminal Courts» has been published in «Journal of Empirical Legal Studies» (Volume 13, Issue 4, 637-665, December 2016).
Fourth issue, 2016 of the Transnational Dispute Management includes a paper by Dmitriy Skougarevskiy, researcher at the Institute for the Rule of Law (and by his co-author Wolfgang Alschner). This paper is titled «Rule-takers or Rule-makers? A New Look at African Bilateral Investment Treaty Practice».
September, 2016 issue of the Journal of International Economic Law includes a contribution by Dmitriy Skougarevskiy, researcher at the Institute for the Rule of Law. This paper, co-authored with Wolfgang Alschner and titled "Mapping the Universe of International Investment Agreements", explores the diverse landscape of bilateral investment agreements and free trade agreements with investment provisions.
The article of Aryna Dzmitryieva and Vadim Volkov «Recruitment patterns, gender, and professional subcultures of the judiciary in Russia» has been published in «International Journal of the Legal Profession».
The new issue of "Russian Politics & Law: Law Enforcement and the Courts in Russia: Studies from the Institute for the Rule of Law of the European University at Saint-Petersburg" has been published. The issue consists of the article translations of the IRL researchers.
A new article by IRL junior researcher Irina Chatsverykova has been published in «International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice».
A new article by IRL researcher Ekaterina Moiseeva has been published in «International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice».
"Open Police Project" has prepared a new infographic about typical working process of an investigation officer, a police detective, a district police officer and a police department on the whole.
The Russian president has approved a National Anti-Corruption Plan every two years since 2008 and considers that struggle one of his top law enforcement priorities. Most agencies from the police to the courts publish separate statistical reports charting corruption-related crimes. However, 80 percent of all bribery convictions in 2014 involved sums of no more than 10,000 ($162) rubles, according to the judicial department of the Supreme Court.
A new paper by IRL researcher Dmitriy Skougarevskiy has been published in Stanford Public Law Working Paper Series. This contribution, co-authored with Wolfgang Alschner, is titled «Consistency and Legal Innovation in the BIT Universe».