This report, published in collaboration with the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, examines the legal culture in Russia and challenges the received wisdom from the West.
The second report from our three-part series on Russian legal culture traces the evolution of the socio-legal tradition from imperial times to the present, to shed new light on everyday life and legal practices in order to overcome existing preconceptions about the role of the law in Russia.
When the European Commission launched its public consultation on gender imbalance on corporate boards, the predominant rhetoric was that improving gender balance in corporate leadership would be good for business and bring economic benefits to help member states recover from the economic crisis of 2008.
In this Policy Brief, Professor of French Government and Politics David S Bell analyses the French presidential election and the constitution of the French Fifth Republic. He charts the extraordinary fall from grace of Republican presidential candidate Francois Fillon, following the scandal known as 'Penelopegate', in which he allegedly paid his wife hundreds of thousands of euros of public money for little or no work.