15.04.2009 | 
Student, Science
ADVOCATORY ROLE IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM
ADVOCATORY ROLE IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM
Students have discussed several issues related to advocacy in the Courtroom of the Faculty of Law of Yerevan State University today.

The initiator of Interuniversity Scientific Conference entitled Current status and development trends of advocacy in the RA is the Student Scientific Society of the Faculty of Law, which is very active in the last period, with the direct assistance of the Chair of Criminal Processing and Criminology.

SSS Chairman Anahit Manasyan is sure that such conferences provide students with the opportunity to engage in research activities and express their views on the problems in this area. 

The students and lecturers of the faculty shared this opinion, too. It is excellent that our students take such an active part, trying in any way to acquire new knowledge and explore their preferred area. So, the interuniversity scientific conference has become a tradition in which, to our delight, the other HEI also participate with enthusiasm, - said the Head of Chair of criminal Processing and Criminology Samvel Dilbandyan. 

10 students from the faculties of law of Yerevan State University, European Regional Education Academy and Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University participated in this conference. Each student presented an important topic relevant to advocacy in the legal system: Activities of the advocacy in the Republic of Armenia and European countries, Trends in the empowerment of the defender at the stage of preliminary investigation, The legal status of a lawyer, etc.

This is my first appearance at such conference, and I am full of impressions. I think I will learn much from these reports. In addition, the standpoints of students and lecturers regarding my thesis are very important, - said a 3rd student of the Faculty of Law of the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University Mariam Zohrabyan. 

The results of the conference were summed up by the jury, composed of Vice-chairman of the Chamber of Lawyers of the RA, member of the Board of the Chamber of Lawyers of Armenia Ara Zohrabyan, director of the Law Office Karakhanyan and Friends Aram Karakhanyan and board member of the Chamber of Lawyers of the RA, Assistant professor of Criminal Processing and Criminology of the Faculty of Law of YSU Hrayr Ghoukasyan.

The experts recommended for the publication the best 4 works, presented by: Hayk Sargsyan (Yerevan State University), Isabella Harutyunyan (YSU), Gayane Grigoryan (Yerevan State University) and Miriam Zohrabyan (Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University).

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