Online Presentation of Model Legal Research and Writing Courses


April 13, 2021, 16:00

The USAID New Justice Program hereby invites you to join the presentation of training courses in developing legal research and writing skills for law school students.

We extend this invitation to law teachers, law school administrators, and students who are interested in teaching/learning these courses in Ukrainian law schools.

Objectives of the event:

  • Discuss the importance of developing legal research and writing skills by students in the Ukrainian higher legal education system and in the context of the Innovative Curriculum for Legal Education;
  • Review the key elements of well-structured legal research and writing course;
  • Present the designed model Legal Research and Writing Course to be taught in Ukrainian to first-year students and Legal Writing in English Course to be taught in English to third- and fourth-year students.

Presentations will be made by:

  • Andriy Boyko, Head of the Ministry of Education Methodological and Academic Council’s Sub-Committee on Legal Education Standards;
  • Nataliya Petrova, USAID New Justice Program Deputy Chief of Party;
  • Delaine R. Swenson, Juris Doctorate in Law, Director of the Center for Advancing Legal Skills and the Center for American Law, John Paul II Catholic University, Lublin;
  • Amy Vorenberg, Professor of Law, University of New Hampshire School of Law;
  • Oleh Kyryievskyi, attorney at law, lecturer at Ukrainian Catholic University;
  • Inna Zaiarna, Ph.D. in Education, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv;
  • Olha Grishyna, lawyer-linguist, founder of Legal English Training Course, EULETA representative in Ukraine.


Registration is required. Please register here.

After registration, the system will immediately take you to a page where you can add an event to your electronic calendar and get a Zoom link to the event itself.

The event will be held on the Zoom platform. Please download and install in advance the free Zoom app on your computer or smartphone.

Working languages: Ukrainian and English, simultaneous translation will be provided.

The USAID New Justice Program will broadcast this event on its Facebook page at the link.