This book is a unique reference, aimed at filling in the existing void and
bridging a linguistic, as well as a cultural, gap between Americans and Russians
in the legal sphere. It is the first English-Russian Dictionary of American
Criminal Law to be published in this country.
The demand for this kind of materials in the United States has been
growing steadily over the past few years. Since the end of the Cold War
thousands of Russians have come to the United States including political and
religious refugees, immigrants, scientists, tourists, business people, and,