Alongside concerns about Russian meddling in U.S. elections, another concern has started to mature: the question of Russian exploitation of the American and international legal systems.
Russell Spivak is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has previously interned in the Office of the Chief Prosecutor in the Office of Military Commissions.
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