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High Council of Justice of Georgia

High Council of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Georgian Bar Association

Georgian Bar Association

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

Arbitration Initiative Georgia
2019
16
May
Activities Supported by USAID/PROLoG to Promote Legal Ethics in Georgia

Second Academic Conference on Legal Ethics

On May 12, USAID/PROLoG supported the Legal Ethics Chair at New Vision University’s (NVU) second academic conference on Legal Ethics. Deputy Chief of Party Brian LeDuc and New Vision University rector David Kereselidze made opening remarks. Program included presentations from members of Georgian Bar Association’s (GBA) Ethics Commission (EC) Ana Loria and Irakli Kordzhakhia who covered ongoing problematic issues of Disciplinary proceedings of GBA’s EC as well as fees and fiduciary duties of lawyers. Legal Ethics Chair, Sophio Chachava talked about confidentiality and conflict of interest issues, while other speakers covered topics like ethical issues from the perspective of civil servants and arbitrators as well as Lawyer’s freedom of expression in Social Media. 

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2019
15
May
Commemorating National Judges’ Day and Meetings with Students

Twenty years ago, on May 15th, 1999, the courts of appeals started operating in Georgia. To acknowledge this significant stage of judicial reform and the judge’s valuable role in society, May 15 was recognized as Judges’ Day in Georgia.

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2019
07
May
USAID/PROLoG Supports Public Lectures on Freedom of Expression

On April 25, under the framework of its USAID-funded EWMI/PROLoG grant, the National Institute for Human Rights at Free University Tbilisi hosted a public lecture. The topic of the public lecture was Freedom of Expression in the latest practice of the Supreme Court of Georgia and Tbilisi Court of Appeals.

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2019
03
May
USAID/PROLoG supports awareness raising activities on legal ethics

On April 30, USAID/PROLoG  supported a lecture for students on the Standard of proving and sharing burden of proof in disciplinary proceedings of the Ethics Commission. The lecture was organized by the Legal Ethics Chair at New Vision University, and given by Tamar Khubulurie, Head of the Legal Department of the Georgia Bar Association’s Ethics Commission, and senior researcher of the Legal Ethics Chair.  She discussed the disciplinary proceedings of the Ethics Commission and standards for burden of proof. She also analyzed several cases from the Commission’s practice. 

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