Basic documents on the Soviet legal system

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Statementcompiled, translated, and edited by W.E. Butler..
SeriesStudies on socialistlegal systems
ContributionsButler, William E. 1939-
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Paginationv, 492p. ;
Number of Pages492
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Open LibraryOL21333707M
ISBN 100379209780, 0379209799

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Constitution (basic law) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics --Law of the Supreme Court on the USSR --Law on the procedure for the conclusion, execution, and denunciation of international treaties of the USSR --Criminal code of the RSFSR. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: Basic documents on the Soviet legal system / compiled, translated, and edited by W.E.

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MOSCOW, June 4—The draft of the Soviet Union's new constitution, published today in newspapers throughout the country, makes no basic legal change in the conditions of human freedom.

It sets forth an array of individual rights similar to those in the existing Stalinist Constitution, but then limits them with a series of subtle caveats.

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The federal criminal law of the Soviet Union: the basic principles of the criminal legislation, the law concerning the crimes against the state, the law concerning military crimes, the basic principles of criminal procedure by Soviet Union (Book).

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Anglo-Polish legal essays: Basic documents on the Soviet legal system: Civil code of the Republic Uzbekistan: Comparative law and legal system: historical and socio-legal perspectives: Control over compliance with international law [papers presented at the 4th Anglo-Soviet symposium on public international law, held Mayin Moscow].

ening the socialist system, citizens of the USSR shall be guaranteed the freedom[s] of: speech, press, assembly, meetings, street processions, and demonstrations.

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