How does this compare with Western beliefs about the mobility of the citizen? NO CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW OF LEGISLATION At the top of page 301, Glendon says: "The difference between a socialist judge and a common law judge is that, unlike the latter, the socialist judge cannot invoke the principle of equity or of natural justice, to set aside an applicable (and readily ascertainable) statutory law." If judges cannot set aside laws because they are unconstitutional, what does that tell you about the power of the judiciary in a Socialist legal system? Glendon says: (page 299) "Neither in theory nor in practice is the socialist court regarded as a co-equal branch of the socialist government. Enhancement Film: "The Trial of Tamara Russo" (We may have some time to see this later) Popular movies concerning the Russian Revolution and the Socialist Legal Order 1. Nicholas and Alexandra (DK258 M3 1991 v.1 and v.2) 2. Dr. Zhivago (Einstein: PG3476.P27 D63 1998) 3. Reds (Einstein: PN1997 .R43 1999) 4. Stalin(Einstein: DK268.S8 S82 1992) 5. The Unbearable Lightness of Being 6. The Cold War: Volume 6: Reds 7. The Cold War: Volume 7: After Stalin (Einstein:E183.8.S65 C65 1998) 8. Burnt by the Sun 9. When Father Was Away on Business 10. East-West (Also known under French title: "Est-Ouest") Other materials possible The Soviet Legal System , pp. 18-25 Criminal Code of the RSFSR , pp. 182-187,204-207,222-225, 254- 268 Justice In Moscow , pp. 16-46,54-57,74-85,188-199 Comparative Law in a Nutshell , first edition pp.316- 320. (legal education) What types of subjects are taught in the law schools of Socialist nations- which one would hardly ever find taught in the West?
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