Law: Soviet Court System

The reorganization of the court system of Soviet Russia, according to the latest reports from Moscow, abolishes the special workmen's tribunals set up in the early days of the Revolution, and also does away with the Cheka, the most notorious of the terrorist institutions for enforcing Communist dictatorship.

The tribunal which will now take the place of the Cheka is a criminal court, in which many Communist features are still retained. There will be two jurors who will sit beside the judge and the fate of the prisoners brought before them will be decided...

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