Kerimov, Dzhangir Ali-Abasovich

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Kerimov, Dzhangir Ali-Abasovich


Born July 18, 1923, in Baku. Soviet jurist. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR since 1966; academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR since 1967. Member of the CPSU since 1944.

From 1951 to 1957, Kerimov headed the subdepartment of the theory and history of state and law at the M. I. Kalinin Institute of Law in Leningrad and at Leningrad State University. From 1957 to 1959 he was a professor at the Ulbricht German Academy of State and Law and at the University of Berlin in the German Democratic Republic. From 1959 to 1965, Kerimov headed the subdepartment of state and law at Leningrad State University, and from 1965 to 1968 he served as prorector of the university. Between 1969 and 1971 he was a senior researcher at the Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the CPSU Central Committee. Since 1971 he has headed the subdepartment of the theory of state and law at the Academy of Social Sciences attached to the CPSU Central Committee. Kerimov’s principal works deal with philosophical problems of jurisprudence, with the theory of state and law, and with problems of applying cybernetics to social research and of social management and planning.


Zakonodatel’naia deiatel’nost’ Sovetskogo gosudarstva. Moscow, 1955.
Obespechenie zakonnosti ν SSSR. Moscow, 1956.
Uchenie o gosudarstve i revizionizm. Moscow, 1959.
Svoboda, pravo i zakonnost’ ν sotsialisticheskom obshchestve. Moscow, 1960.
Kodifikatsiia i zakonodatel’naia tekhnika. Moscow, 1962.
Sotsialisticheskaia demokratiia i sovremennaia ideologicheskaia bor’ba. Moscow, 1970. (With E. M. Chekharin.)
Filosofskie problemy prava. Moscow, 1972.
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