FLRU 2520 Russia Today

The Judiciary: Study Guide

Read the article The Judiciary.
  1. Which ministry administers Russia's judicial system?
  2. What are some of the reasons why judges in the lower jurisdictions were deprived of independent authority in the 1990's?
  3. What judicial reforms were instituted in the 1990's>
  4. How prevalent is trial by jury?
  5. Describe the structure of the judiciary and the responsibility of each of the three highest courts.
  6. How are judges in these courts appointed?