Legal clinics at current stage of society development

  • O. Orlova Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs
Keywords: education; human rights; right to education; legal clinic; legal clinical education.


The urgency of the topic is that today there is an urgent necessity of institutions such as law clinics that have given a new impetus to the higher legal education development. Yet, their purpose is to provide legal assistance to low-income citizens, to deepen students’ understanding of professional ethics, to teach students practical and psychological skills in providing legal assistance, etc. The article deals with the concept, purpose and state of legal regulation of the legal clinics activities; analysis of the positive aspects of the legal clinics functioning and clarifies the challenges legal clinics clash with. Emphasis is laid on the legal clinics necessity and importance. The ways of further of legal clinical education improvement in Ukraine are outlined.


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Orlova, O. (2020). Legal clinics at current stage of society development. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 38(2), 77-80.