Justice system under scrutiny

Aleksandr Konovalov – Justice Minister. Today my guest is Aleksandr Konovalov.

The International Justice forum is kicking off in Saint Petersburg. It’s only the first event, but it has managed to sign big names to its list of participants. The forum is blessed by the President, a lawyer himself, and is managed by the Justice Minister. The forum is here just in time, as Dmitry Medvedev is pressing for the modernization of the country’s judicial system. So what ideas is the forum going to bring? Here’s one of the leaders of the event, the Russian Justice Minister, Aleksandr Konovalov.