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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
03
Jun
Union Sapari Holds Public Discussion on Violence against Women

On May 29, Union Sapari, under the USAID/PROLoG-funded legal aid project “Comprehensive Approach to Violence against Women and Girls,” held a public discussion—"Men searching for solutions: let’s talk about gender based violence." The goal of the event was to trigger public discussion among men and start a series of discussions regarding gender based violence, masculinity and the social role of men in Georgia.  

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2019
30
May
USAID/PROLoG Supports Series of Public Lectures on Freedom of Expression

On May 22, under the framework of its USAID-funded EWMI/PROLoG grant, the National Institute for Human Rights at Free University Tbilisi hosted a lecture on freedom of expression vs public morals in the context of the “Ai Isa” case (display of certain photos and phrases on condoms was deemed unethical and against public morality by the court).

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2019
30
May
Judges meet to validate case groups and relative weights proposed by Dr. Jesper Wittrup

A working group of judges with different specializations and backgrounds met for two days in Borjomi on May 25-26 to verify case groups and relative weights proposed by PROLoG expert Dr. Jesper Wittrup.    

Dr. Wittrup proposed groups and relative weights of court cases for each of three case types—criminal, civil, and administrative—which were also disaggregated by court type (1st Instance, Appellate, and Supreme Court). During the first day of workshop, the expert presented the proposed groups and relative weights to the judges for validation. 

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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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