The Legal Framework

Hazard, John N.
November 1941
New Republic;11/17/41, Vol. 105 Issue 20, p661
Presents information socio-political condition of the Soviet Union. Maintenance of militant system of jurisprudence, by the Soviet Union; Information on Soviet codes of law; Report on the foreign observers that have often seized upon the precautionary provisions of the codes as giving reason to believe that no law in the Anglo-American sense of the word exists in the Soviet Union; Focus on judges in courts reaching the point where the precautionary provisions were never allowed to influence; Information on international and internal problems of the Soviet Union; Report on consumer goods that follow familiar Continental patterns; Development of the more publicized legal institution to meet peculiar problems of the Soviet System of economy; Definition of economic crimes in Soviet criminal codes; Need of creating a better economic society in the Soviet Union; Information on punishments given to Soviet criminals; Treatment of juvenile delinquency with severity; Efforts of the Soviet Union to fight with hooliganism; Report on civil disputes in courts; Introduction of militant law in the Soviet Union.


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