International Certificate Program in Rule of Law (Second Session)


December 10-14, 2018, 09:00

The USAID New Justice Program will support the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University and the University of South Carolina Rule of Law in delivering the second week of the first in the world international Certificate Program in Rule of Law for judges, prosecutors, attorneys and other practicing lawyers, as well as Master/Postgraduate program students of law schools.

The goal of the program is to improve the lawyers’ skills in applying rule of law in their everyday work. 30 participants of the program were selected on a competitive basis from among 320 applicants following the evaluation of the application forms submitted by candidates with due respect for regional representation, professional experience, gender balance, and creating opportunities for people with disabilities.

The second week of the program will take place from December 10 to 14, 2018. Professors from the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University and University of South Carolina as well as the U.S. Judge and New Justice representatives will jointly teach the education modules of the program: “Legal Reasoning: Exploring New Developments and New Challenges”, “Applying Legal Reasoning Skills in New Settings”, “Legal Consulting and Interviewing”, “Dispute Resolution as Rule of Law Element”, “Adversarial Element as Part of Rule of Law and discussing the capstones”.

Upon successful completion of the course, the participants will receive a joint certificate of the Ukrainian and the U.S. universities in April 2019.

Venue: 84-A Pushkinska Str., Kharkiv.