KyivPost

Utah Valley: Ukraine law students pioneers for their country

Print version
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.
© www.hcourt.gov.au

Kyiv Post

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. 

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively debate. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. If you think that a posted comment violates these standards, please flag it and alert us. We will take steps to block violators.

KyivPost

© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.