The Reznik and Morshchakova Institute became a foreign agent :: Society :: TIme

The Institute for Law and Public Policy consulted citizens in litigation. His board of trustees includes lawyers Henry Reznik and Konstantin Dobrynin, as well as former judge of the Constitutional Court Tamara Morshchakova

The building of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

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The Ministry of Justice of Russia has included the Institute for Law and Public Policy in the register of non-profit organizations (NPO) performing the functions of a foreign agent, the press service of the department reports.

“On July 15, 2021, in pursuance of the requirements of the current legislation of the Russian Federation, the Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization“ Institute of Law and Public Policy ”was included in the register of non-commercial organizations performing the functions of a foreign agent,” it was reported.

According to the information on the website of the institute, it was founded in 1993 and is engaged in conducting public trials and research activities. Its lawyers advise citizens and represent their interests in the Constitutional Court, the European Court of Human Rights and the UN human rights mechanisms. In addition, the NGO has its own publishing house and regularly publishes two scientific legal journals – Comparative Constitutional Review and International Justice.

The chairman of the board of trustees is the first vice-president of the Moscow Bar Association, vice-president of the International and Federal Unions of Lawyers Henry Reznik. The board of trustees also includes former deputy chairman of the Constitutional Court and ex-member of the HRC Tamara Morshchakova and lawyer Konstantin Dobrynin.



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