Maria Smirnova


Maria Smirnova, LLM, PhD, Research Associate at the University of Manchester School of Law, project on Sociology of the Transnational Constitution, funded by the European Research Council (Advanced Grant: 323656-STC).

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Russian Constitutional Court Affirms Russian Constitution’s Supremacy over ECtHR Decisions

On 1 July 2015 a group of Russian MPs requested the Russian Constitutional Court (RCC) to check the constitutionality of the Federal Law ‘On ratification of ECHR’, the Federal Law ‘On international treaties’, and a number of procedural norms. According to the applicants, ‘participation in international cooperation should not lead to a breach of…

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