Wilson Center Experts

Donald Barry

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Professor, Lehigh University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Legislative Immunity in Russia
Apr 01, 1996
Apr 01, 1996

Project Summary

legislative immunity, with particular attention to legislators in Russia; the present use of legislative immunity is relevant to the issue of democratic legitimacy; historical aspects of the development of legislative immunity in selected countries in the West; the present law in several Western countries; the law and practice of the Soviet era; the present Russian law and practice;