Maklakov Vasily( Distinguished lawyer and politician)
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Biography Maklakov Vasily
Born in 1870. Attended the University of Moscow in the course of natural-historical and historical-philological faculty. Print essay on the electoral law in Athens and was on faculty at the University of universal history, but, in view of "political unreliability", removed from the scientific and pedagogical career. He pass the exam as external candidates for law school and enrolled in the number of assistants barrister to Plevako. Participated in a number of outstanding processes (Pavlov sectarians, the case AA. Stakhovich with Prince Meshchersky and others). Played a prominent political role in 1905. a member of the Bar Association. Entry into the Constitutional Democratic Party at its very origin, was selected as a member of the central committee and took an active part in party propaganda. Joined the right wing of the Constitutional Democratic Party. Participated in the development of party projects on civil equality "and" freedom "for its entry in the I Duma. In 1907, Mr.. II was chosen in the Duma from Moscow and then chosen sequentially in III and IV of the Duma. In the Duma, he was one of the most prominent speakers, the speeches which always listened to and opponents of the Party of Popular Freedom. In II Maklakov Duma was elected chairman of the commission for drafting the mandates, and there finish the work begun SA. Muromtseva. From speeches Maklakova excellent in particular his speech, . on the internal policy of the government in discussing the budgets of ministries: Interior, . Justice and Public Education, . well as on requests for irregularly activities of the Moscow governor-general Gershelmana the sentences of courts-martial (II in the Duma), . and in the case Azefs (III in the Duma),
. From the lawyers' speeches Maklakova, . had social significance, . especially issued its participation in the protection of members of the Duma I, . Signatories to the Vyborg Manifesto, . and speech in the process Bayliss, . about which Maklakov made later in Russian Thought "in 1913,
. (? 11), this last statement, and led him to the dock with the editor of Russian Thought P.B. Struve. Speeches Maklakova remarkable not only elegance and brightness of form but also the power of critical thinking ability, with the help of sophisticated analysis, reveal the essence of the case and locate the internal inconsistency of the arguments and positions of his opponent. Best of the Duma speeches Maklakova printed in the Reports of the faction of people's freedom "(III and IV of the State Duma. 7 issue, St. Petersburg, 1908 - 1914).