Institute of Law and Public Policy was awarded $2,175,000 between 2000 and 2012, including 6 grants in Human Rights and MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

$300,000

2012 • 2 years, 6 months • Human Rights

The Institute of Law and Public Policy is an independent, non-profit think-tank based in Moscow that is one of Russia’s leading centers for comparative legal and constitutional research and the protection of constitutional rights. The proposed project would create a website about the Constitutional Court and its jurisprudence and provide training for lawyers in litigation before the Constitutional Court and other higher Russian courts, with a special focus on key human rights issues. The project would encourage the creation of an association of constitutional lawyers in Russia. Foundation dollars would be used for salaries, litigation expenses, building a website, training, and publication costs.

$375,000

2009 • 3 years

To promote legal consciousness and legal reform in Russia (over three years).

$500,000

2007 • 2 years, 7 months • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

To establish a training facility for advanced education of Russian lawyers and to support three new administrative positions.

$375,000

2006 • 3 years

In support of activities to promote legal consciousness and legal reform in Russia (over three years).

$375,000

2003 • 3 years

In support of activities to promote legal consciousness and legal reform in Russia (over three years).

$250,000

2000 • 2 years

To promote research and public debate about constitutional and legal reform in Russia (over two years).

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