Utah Valley: Ukraine law students pioneers for their country

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Aug. 13, 2012, 8:13 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Kyiv Post

Three Ukrainian law students spend three weeks with the 4th District Court in Provo, where they have witnessed everything from a jury trial to an adoption to a marriage.

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PROVO -- Imagine being the defendant in a court case but your attorney can't look at the available evidence without the prosecutor's permission and can't present evidence on your behalf. While here in the U.S. a system like that is far from reality, in Ukraine those are among the many nuances that makes its legal system so different from ours.

However, dressed in suit pants, skirts and blazers and looking every bit like an American lawyer, three Ukrainian law students are forging the way for major change in their country, reads Utah Valley Crime Watch report. 

Read more here. 

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