The Russian Federation Росси́йскаяФедера́ция Justice in the Motherland Alana Hodge James Hrom Stephanie May Eric Simmons Blake Wester
Part I. Government James
Russia: More than just Vodka, Faberge Eggs and Dr. Zhivago?
Socialism What it means and where it came from.
Alienation • What you produce through work does not belong to you, it belongs to your employers. • Work is something you do not choose to do freely. • In the work we create what it means to be human • We are alienated from each other. So instead of working against each other lets work for the same cause.
Perestroika (Restructuring) Glasnost (openness)
After the Fall of Communism and the rise of the Federation • Strengthening of Economy that suffered for years • Many freedoms granted such as freedom of religion • New government gives rise to terrorism such as the seizure of the school by Chechens.
Part II. Law Enforcement Eric Simmons
Ministry of Internal Affairs • Alexander I (1802) • Soviet era(Republican Ministries)
Ministry of Internal Affairs • Militsiya • Road police • Internal police • Investigation ofeconomic crimes (Russian police officer)
Federal Security Service • KGB successor • Ministerial status (1995) • Internal and externalsecurity • Anti-terrorist
Part III. Courts Alana Hodge
Part IV. Corrections Blake Wester
History • Sentencing • Prisons
Sentencing • Sentencing • Noncustodial sanctions • Prisons • Capital
Prisons • Women’s • Men’s • Juvenile
Influences • Religion • Communism
Part V. Current Affairs Stephanie May
Political Landscape • The Putin Administration • A Corrupt Government • Human Rights • Terrorism in Russia
Legal Cases in Russia • Yukos Oil - “Criminal Bureaucracy” • Chess Champion Kasperov and the European Court of Human Rights • The Murder of Dmitry Kholodov • The Elektron and Illegal Fishing