Tuesday, August 04, 2009

JURIST, the University of Pittsburgh Law School's Web-based forum for legal news and research, invited our department's very own Pam Jordan to write a piece on prospects for legal reform in Russia. She finds that, so far in Dmitry Medvedev's presidency (since May 2008), "it remains unclear whether he truly supports full governmental transparency and accountability or encourages reforms that would check the power of the Kremlin, two necessary ingredients for legal reform." For the full text, posted this month, please see the following link:
http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/forumy/2009/07/strong-arm-rule-or-rule-of-law.php .