Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1994-2540 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1956 (Online)


To the Question of Russian President’s Power of Clemency

The main topic of the article is President’s constitutional power in a sphere of person’s legal status, in particular clemency. Also the sphere of clemency is partly regulated by local laws. Federal and regional executive and legislative bodies like clemency comissions and Constitutional rights department of President’s Administration contribute to implementaion of President’s power of clemency. In the article the author formulates legislative improvements that will set up legal bounds of President’s power of clemency.