CCR №2 (111) 2016
Double Аnniversary. Constitutional Justice at the Service of Human Rights

Abstract
The present paper provides a survey of а comprehensive collection of scientific works of Tamara Morshchakova. The author scrutinizes the core ideas and concerns of the scholar, her views on principal judicial issues of our time – the independence of the Constitutional Court, its position within the Russian judiciary, its interaction with other courts, its rootedness in the fundamental principles of law, self-sufficiency of its decisions. The article also considers problems of the access of the citizens to the Court for effective judicial protection of their rights and freedoms. The author presents a broad insight into this discourse in the Russian judicial and scholar community, concluding that the main purpose of constitutional justice should be the protection of human rights and freedoms as the supreme value, as proclaimed in the Constitution of the Russian Federation of 1993.

About the author

Pavel Blokhin – Chief Adviser in the Office of the Justice of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, Assistant Professor at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg)

Citation: Blokhin P. (2016) Dvoynoy yubiley. Konstitutsionnoe pravosudie na sluzhbe prav cheloveka [Double Anniversary. Constitutional Justice at the Service of Human Rights]. Sravnitel’noe konstitutsionnoe obozrenie, no. 2, pp. 117–141. (In Russian).

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