Foreign News: Justice Purge

Soviet justice has not been making much of a world reputation for itself lately. Significantly, the leading Moscow expert on Communist jurisprudence, Eugeni Pashukanis, was denounced by the official press last week as "a wrecker, a traitor and a betrayer of the Fatherland."

He was declared to have obstructed "reforms" which the Dictator wishes to have made in the Soviet Criminal Code. Under one of these reforms "any member of a conspiracy will be criminally responsible for the acts of all, even acts of which this conspirator was completely ignorant."


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