Knirim Alexander( Distinguished lawyer and judicial activities)
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Biography Knirim Alexander
(1837 - 1904). He graduated from the course at the Imperial College of Law. In 1862, Mr.. appointed member of the commission for drafting legal regulations, which, along with SI. Zarudny, vigorously defended perhaps a complete break with the pre-reform orders and consistent implementation of the adversarial process started. In 1866, at the opening of the St. Petersburg District Court, Knirim appointed vice-chairman of a civil office, and thereupon elected Chairman of the St. Petersburg Commercial Court. In 1872, Mr.. appointed chief procurator of the civil Court of Cassation deputies of the Senate in 1878. - Senator of the same department. How great was the value Knirima for the Senate, you can see from the minutes of the special journal Civil Cassation Department on the occasion of the appointment Knirima (in 1901), a member of the Council of State. "In favor of civil cassation department - said in this magazine - AA. Knirim gave 29 years of working life, marked by a brilliant talent, and vast legal knowledge, clear, bright mind, deep in an impartial and an ardent desire to reach the truth through a reasonable understanding and interpretation of the law ". In the 60 years he served as assistant editor of the Journal of the Ministry of Justice, where, among other things, published an article on Hanover Civil Procedures. Since 1870. published, together with N.A. Tours, "Journal of civil and commercial law, in 1872, together with NS. Tagantsev, "Journal of civil and criminal law", in 1879, transferred to St. Petersburg's legal community, in which Knirim after its opening (in 1877) took a prominent place. However AL. Borovikovsky and E.E. Kovalevsky issued "Systematic collections of decisions of the civil department of Cassation, for 1873, 1874 and 1876. He was a member of the commission drafting the constitution and wrote a bill on the new draft bill statute in 1893 ". In 1882, Mr.. was assistant to the chairman, and after the death of NI. Stoyanovskii - chairman of the committee on the drafting of the civil code, under his leadership and with the very activity of his involvement has received its initial form.