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The Ukrainian Bar Association has expressed concern over the changes proposed by the Draft Law № 7025 with regard to the bar

The Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) addressed the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine regarding the Draft Law № 7025 «On Self-Regulatory Organizations» (the Draft Law), the final and transitional provisions of which provide for significant amendments to the Law of Ukraine «On the Bar and Practice of Law». According to the UBA, some of the proposed changes do not comply with the rule of law…
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NYSBA Seizes the Moment, Maintains Relevance as World Changes

By T. Andrew Brown, President of the New York State Bar Association As the greatest bar association in the world, we are in a unique position to shape the law and the profession for generations to come. As my term as New York State Bar Association president comes to an…
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Euromaidan SOS and the Ukrainian Bar Association submitted to the OSCE ODIHR a joint information package on Russia's war crimes in Ukraine under the OSCE Moscow Mechanism

The information package to the OSCE contains evidence on premeditated killings, torture or inhuman treatment; premeditated attacks on civilian objects: cities, villages, houses or buildings, deliberate strikes on houses intended for religious, educational, artistic, scientific or charitable purposes, historical monuments, hospitals and places of concentration of the sick and wounded; coercion the…
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Hundreds of NYSBA Members Train To Help Ukrainian Refugees

Nearly 750 attorneys took part in specialized training on how to help Ukrainian refugees apply for Temporary Protected Status or TPS. The designation, announced by President Biden and the Department of Homeland Security, allows those fleeing wars and natural disasters to…