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Skadden's contract in Ukraine raises questions

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Aug. 06, 2012 11:59
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The Washington, D.C. law offices of Skadden, Arps, Slade, Meagher & Flom LLP. The law firm's contract with Ukraine's government has raised eyebrows. Imprisoned ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is suing Ukraine's government in the European Court of Human Rights, alleging -- among other things -- that she did not receive a fair trial
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 On Aug. 28, Yulia Tymoshenko and the nation of Ukraine will clash in the European Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg. The former prime minister is suing the government because she believes her rights – including to a fair trial -- were violated in the course of a lengthy trial that sent her to prison for seven years.

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