01 February 2017
“Judicial statistics: House arrest was applied by 25% more often”. Comments of Julia Zhironkina, Bar's attorney, for pravo.ru
Judicial Department under the Supreme Court published main statistical performance indicators of courts of general jurisdiction for 2016. Having studied the data, Pravo.ru has counted it up that investigating officers requested the courts to place the defendants in the case under the house arrest and the courts satisfied by 25% more such requests. According to lawyers, this tendency is a reflection of the government policy for criminal law liberalization.