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JUDICIAL REFORM OF THE LATE 20TH – EARLY 21ST CENTURIES IN RUSSIA

HISTORY OF THE CIVIL PROCEDURE


V.M. ZHUIKOV

V.M. ZHUIKOV,
Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor, Chief Researcher,
Department of Civil Law and Procedure, Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law
Under the Government of the Russian Federation, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation,
Retired Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation

The author analyzes the reform of the Russian legislation regulating the activity of courts
for consideration of civil cases, the reform, which began in the 1990s and continues to this
day. Highlights the main stages of the reform related to the adoption of the Constitution
of the Russian Federation 1993, changes in the judicial system, with the adoption of the
Commercial Procedure Code of the Russian Federation in 1992, 1995, 2002, with a major
change of Civil Procedure Code of the RSFSR 1964 and the entry into force of the current
Civil Procedure Code of the Russian Federation, 2002. In addition, the author calls the
current trends in the development of procedural legislation, including reforms made by
Federal Law of 28 November 2018 No. 451-FZ.

Keywords: civil procedure; commercial procedure; procedural reform; history of civil
procedure law.

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Zhuikov V.M., Puchinskii V.K., Treushnikov M.K. (eds.). Nauchno-prakticheskii kommentarii
k GPK RF [Scientific and Practical Commentary to the Civil Procedure Code
of the Russian Federation]. Moscow: Gorodets, 2003. 1008 p. (In Russ.)

Information about the author

V.M. Zhuikov (Moscow, Russia) – Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor, Chief
Researcher, Department of Civil Law and Procedure, Institute of Legislation and
Comparative Law Under the Government of the Russian Federation, Honored Lawyer
of the Russian Federation, Retired Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the
Russian Federation (34 B. Cheremushkinskaia St., Moscow, 117218, Russia; e-mail:
civil@izak.ru).

Recommended citation

Zhuikov V.M. Sudebnaia reforma v Rossii kontsa XX – nachala XXI vekov [Judicial
Reform of the Late 20th – Early 21st Centuries in Russia]. Vestnik grazhdanskogo protsessa
– Herald of Civil Procedure, 2021, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 191-221. (In Russ.) https://doi.
org/10.24031/2226-0781-2021-11-5-191-221

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