Doctor of Law, Chief Researcher at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of about 270 publications on problems of theory, sociology and philosophy of law, constitutional law, science legislation (including several individual monographs), executive editor and co-author of “Commentary on the Federal Law“ On Political Parties ”(M .: 2002). Member of the editorial boards of the journals «Sotsis», «Constitutional Justice», «Russian Journal of Legal Research». She repeatedly expressed her position on pressing political and legal issues on the pages of «Nezavisimaya Gazeta». She was awarded the Certificate of Honor of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and a Letter of Appreciation from the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation.