Prominent Russian lawyer Henry Reznik retired from the Moscow state law University named after O. E. Kutafin (MSAL) because of the appearance of the building of the University memorial plaques to Stalin.
«The tradition of Stalinist «socialist legality» still can’t overcome. Stalin is Antipova. And in honor of the gravedigger of LAW the main values of modern civilization – a commemorative plaque is installed in the temple of legal science. No, thank you. This is the edge. From among professors of law are eliminated,» wrote Resnik in his blog on the website of radio station «Echo of Moscow».
According to the lawyer, Stalin «buried right». «Stalin is a mass non-judicial authorities and repression: a special meeting of threes and twos, legalized torture, the elimination of an independent court, the presumption of innocence and the adversarial principle, the deportation of entire peoples,» said Resnick.
In MSLA explained the appearance of memorial plaques to Stalin normative act of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR of 1960.
«In response to your request by the press center of the Moscow state legal University named after O. E. Kutafin (MSAL) said that a plaque with the mention of speech in the 1st hall of the University in 1924, Stalin was set in accordance with the decree of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR of August 30, 1960, No. 1327 «On further improvement of protection of cultural monuments in the RSFSR». This act is currently in effect and prescribes the designation of the hall as a monument of culture of local importance to be protected», – reported in the MSLA of the radio station «Moscow Says».