YSU Legal Clinic at the Faculty of Law was established in 1999 with the support of Open Society Foundations.
The structural subdivision of the Faculty of Law provides free legal services.
The Clinic is taking steps to ensure the protection of the rights of applicants for legal aid.
YSU Legal Clinic enables undergraduate and graduate students to complete their theoretical knowledge and acquire practical skills, apply them in practice and orient themselves in the choice of further professional activities.
Gagik Ghazinyan, Dean of YSU Faculty of Law, stated that legal clinics have an important reputation in the world and a wide range of activities, which allow to apply the knowledge gained at the faculty in practice, as well as to provide legal services to socially vulnerable people.
The Dean of the Faculty of Law said that the clinic is a priority for the faculty. "All our students, without exception, must receive clinical education. We will try to provide all the necessary conditions for that."
The director of YSU Legal Clinic Knarik Vardanyan mentioned that the clinic has many partners, with whom different programs are implemented, contributing to the versatility and effective activity of the clinic.
Welcoming the initiative, the Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan noted that the opening of the new room of the clinic is very significant from the point of view of human rights protection.
They ensure the confidentiality of all personal information during a private conversation.