Professor Bernard Rudden looks at the present state of law in the Russian Federation. Drawing on a comparative perspective, and using both previous Soviet and current Western benchmarks, he concentrates on the country's recent attempts to democratize the state through a Constitution, and to privatize the economy through a civil code.
Rudden, Bernard, "After Soviet Socialism: Russian Law Since 1993" (1998). The Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law. 5.