When I traveled to Russia in 2007 and met with court officials there, some courts were experimenting with posting their decisions on the Web. Beginning this week, what was formerly the exception will become the rule, as most Russian court rulings will be published online in their entirety, The Moscow Times reports. The change is the result […]
It was a year ago tomorrow that I left for my trip to Russia. A year later, the trip stands out as one of the most memorable events of my life. After I returned, I gave a presentation in Boston on Russian courts and the news media. I have converted that presentation to Flash and […]
I have posted photos of my recent trip to Russia in this gallery. They include photos of the Siberian city of Tomsk as well as pictures of Moscow taken during stopovers there.
Who said there are no Russian legal blogs? Here’s one: Russian Patents Blog. This appears to be the blog of a company providing patent and trademark registration and search services in Russia.
Earlier this month, in anticipation of my trip to Russia, I asked here whether anyone knew of legal bloggers in Russia. No one did, apparently. While there last week, I investigated this question for myself, and likewise came up empty-handed. My investigation consisted of asking everyone I could. I was hampered by the fact that […]
For someone who grew up during an era when our collective image of Russia was based on grainy black-and-white photos of May Day military parades in Moscow’s Red Square, my trip to Russia this week was eye-opening. Our destination was the Siberian city of Tomsk and our focus was media and the courts. I learned […]