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Soviet Law of Property

The Right to Control Property and the Construction of Communism (Law in Eastern Europe)
  • 176 Pages
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  • English
Kluwer Law International
Laws of Other Jurisdictions & General Law, Soviet Union, Property Law, Legal Reference / Law Profession, Law, Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Commercial - International Trade, Socialist pro
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9087854M
ISBN 109024728649
ISBN 139789024728640

Soviet law, also called socialist law, law developed in Russia after the communist seizure of power in and imposed throughout the Soviet Union in the s. After World War II, the Soviet legal model also was imposed on Soviet-dominated regimes in eastern and centralruling communist parties in China, Cuba, North Korea, and Vietnam adopted variations of Soviet law.

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Dr Stephen Lucas is a partner in the banking group of an international law firm, Linklaters LLP and a student of Soviet law. He recommends books on communist legislation in the former USSR. Encyclopedia of Soviet Law Encyclopedia of Soviet Law Issue 28 of Law in Eastern Europe: Editors: F.

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When the first edition of Professor Butler's book was published in it was hailed as the first systematic account of Russian law and the Russian legal system since the demise of the Soviet Union. The second edition built on his examination of Russian law in the context of other legal systems and made a thorough examination of the country's 5/5(1).

By tracing the evolution of firms' reliance on violence, corruption, and law over the two decades following the Soviet Union's collapse, the book clarifies why firms in various contexts may turn to law for property rights protection, even if legal institutions remain ineffective or : $ PRINCIPLES OF SOVIET CRIMINAL LAW'' HAROLD J.

BERPLANt I SOVIET criminal law reflects the reconciliation which Soviet Russia has effected in the last ten years between Revolutionary social-eco-nomic values and orthodox legal principles.

Both in criminal legal theory 1 and in substantive criminal law 2 an answer has been found toCited by: 6. Soviet law, which changed radically during its more than 70 years of development in the Soviet Union, revived certain features of earlier tsarist law, shared key elements with the law of other dictatorships, and introduced Soviet Law of Property book ownership of the means of production and subordination of the legal system to the Soviet Communist Party (Communist.

This volume is an unabridged translation of the textbook ‘Soviet Civil Law’, originally published in under the auspices of the USSR Ministry of Justice. Edited by Professor O.N. Sadikov, the work includes contributions from nine Soviet legal scholarsCited by: 3.

THE SECURITY OF INDIVIDUALLY-OWNED PROPERTY UNDER SOVIET LAW PETER B. MAGOs* T HE material wealth of many Soviet citizens has increased greatly over the past decade1 and will continue to increase.

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Many own their own homes53 ownership of durable consumer goods is becoming widespread; 4 savings accounts are at an all time high.- The Soviet. This is the first treatise on Russia's new legal system, as it emerged from the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The first part of the book analyses in detail the political and economic origins of "perestroika," indispensable for understanding the basic parameters of the evolution of Russian law.

In the following chapters all major legal subjects are discussed against the background of their. The remaining pages analyze various aspects of present‐day Soviet criminal law, with emphasis on its collectivist ideology and its attempt to involve the entire population in the enforcement.

to prove intent Obering: The Philosophy of Law of Impeachment of party's own witness, James Wilson, a book review right of Realism, philosophy of, in the law New changes in 'ules of 55 Parol evidence rule, history of Soviet concept of law, the This book deals with Soviet conceptions of Law.

As is natural in a country where Law is regarded as an expression of social conditions and social needs, those conceptions are sociological rather than legal, i.e.

they deal with Law not as an isolated system of values and norms but as an agent in social life. Property law - Property law - Aspects of property law in communist and postcommunist countries: With the fall of communism in most of the world, private ownership gained ascendancy as never before.

Even in a number of countries that remained politically dominated by the Communist Party, such as China, private ownership of some form of property became permissible and was in some cases encouraged.

Please join us for a talk with Jordan Gans-Morse about his book Property Rights in Post-Soviet Russia: Violence, Corruption, and the Demand for Law (Cambridge University Press, ).

The effectiveness of property rights—and the rule of law more broadly — is often depicted as depending primarily on rulers’ “supply” of legal institutions. Yet the crucial importance of private sector. Property relations between husband and wife were based in pre-revolutionary law on the principle of complete separation of property, each spouse keeping all his separate property rights and being entirely independent from the other in his or her property relations.

On November 7,the Soviet Government came into power. Get this from a library. The Soviet law of property: the right to control property and the construction of communism. [George M Armstrong]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Soviet Law and Soviet Society Ethical Foundations of the Soviet Structure. Mechanism of the Planned Economy. Duties and Rights of Peasants and Workers.

Rulers and Toilers. The Family and the State. Soviet Justice. National Minorities and Their Autonomy. The People’s Democracies and the Soviet Pattern for a United World. By tracing the evolution of firms' reliance on violence, corruption, and law over the two decades following the Soviet Union's collapse, the book clarifies why firms in various contexts may turn to law for property rights protection, even if legal institutions remain ineffective or by: The Law of Spikelets or Law of Three Spikelets (Russian: Закон о трёх колосках, Закон о пяти колосках, Закон семь-восемь) was a decree in the Soviet Union to protect state property of kolkhozes (Soviet collective farms)—especially the grain they produced—from theft to stop mass destruction of foodstuff during the Soviet famine of – The soviet constitution guaranteed the citizens private property why then was the former soviet union so poor.

they guaranteed private property to deal with the problem of limited resources, and they were poor because of state planning and private individual decision making. "The Soviet Law of Property" published on 01 Mar by Brill | Nijhoff. in bankruptcy and debt collection, property development, dispute settlement, shareholders’ rights, and finance.” And in post-Soviet Russia, the primary focus of this book, violence in the s reached such proportions that approximately two out of five enterprise man.

"Mikhail Gorbachev and the Soviet leadership have recognized the need for fundamental legal reform in the USSR, and their emphasis is well placed. Law is the lifeblood of any democratically organized polity. It shapes social and economic structures and relationships, and provides normative rules for private and public conduct.

Moreover, given the tradition of Russian absolutism and some Cited by: 7. The Laws of Rule With his latest work4 Professor Ioffe has set out a comprehensive, con- densed, rebarbative, provocative map of Soviet legal and public affairs.

Message The plan of the book The introductory chapter of the book lists criti. The effectiveness of property rights — and the rule of law more broadly — is often depicted as depending primarily on rulers’ “supply” of legal institutions, overlooking the crucial importance of private sector “demand” for law.

In this talk, based on his recent book Property Rights in Post-Soviet Russia: Violence, Corruption, and. Soviet citizens daily acquire various commodities in stores and in doing so they conclude numerous contracts of purchase and sale.

The reciprocity of the contract of purchase and sale distinguishes it from the contract of gift, under which property is transferred to the ownership of another person : William B. Simons. book, and to add some information not contained in the book. Vladimir Gsovski is the author of all parts of the book relating to the Soviet Union.

lie has included much material already published in his two-volume treatise on Soviet Civil Law; Private Rights and Their Background under the Soviet Regime, ().

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Free shipping for many products!. The Soviet Union formally collapsed on December 26th, The dissolution of the world’s first and largest Communist state also marked the end of the Cold War. Mikhail Gorbachev (in office from May 25th, December 25th, ) was the leader of the Soviet Union mainly credited in driving the Soviet Union into near disaster.

This collapse has been debated by many historians. SOVIET PROPERTY LAW JOHN N. HAZARD Soviet jurists base their thinking concerning property on the Communist Manifesto of Twenty-seven years of administrative experience includ-ing the Second World War have not caused them to change their approach.

They regard the Soviet social and economic structure as unique because of Cited by: 1.Among her numerous written works are a book-length study of Chinese, Russian and Eastern European joint venture laws and numerous articles on international intellectual property, international law issues, and human trafficking.

She has edited three books on law and the arts, war crimes, and legal ethics.