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A seminar "Strategic Judicial Protection of Attorneys' Rights to Receive and Disseminate Information", March 24, 2018, Moscow

The Institute for Law and Public Policy announces a competitive selection of attorneys to participate in the practical seminar "Strategic Judicial Protection of Advocates Secrets". The seminar is held within the project "Using Constitutional and International Justice Mechanisms to Strengthen Human Rights Capabilities of the Russian Advokatura".

Over the seminar the participants will receive practical recommendations for work in case of denial of access to necessary information or compulsory restriction of the dissemination of information available to the attorney. In addition, on the example of concrete cases, the participants will jointly discuss possible directions of strategic judicial work to solve certain problems in this area.

Questions to be discussed:

- What are the international and constitutional legal standards for attrneys' rights  protection in the collection of information necessary for the provision of legal assistance; acquaintance with the materials of criminal cases; work with materials of limited access; dissemination of information that became known to an attorney in the course of his professional activities?
- How to apply these standards in practice?
- What problems need to be addressed in this area?
- How can these problems be addressed through the mechanisms of strategic judicial protection?

The participants of the seminar (up to 25 people) will be selected on the basis of the call for proposals and the prospects for the case offered by the participant for discussion at the seminar.

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