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Legelata Contributes To The Development Of Amicus Curiae Institute In Armenia

OSCE Office in Yerevan and Chamber of Advocates of Armenia organized a seminar on third party intervention in domestic and international litigations in Armenia on 4 December 2012. By joint efforts of Legelata lawyer Mr. Gor Margaryan and other outstanding lawyers of Armenia cooperating with Scientific-analytical center the practice of submitting amicus curiae briefs (legal arguments submitted by a third party) will be developed in the judicial system of RA. Seven amicus briefs were submitted for consideration to the Constitutional Court of RA. The president of the Constitutional Court of RA Gagik Harutyunyan approved the efforts of the lawyers and observed that the third party intervention in litigation will contribute to the forming of a true counterbalance marking an important turning point in the judicial system of RA. Legelata lawyers are confident that this will be a significant step forward in ensuring the solid protecion of human rights since amicus brief is regarded worldwide as an important tool contributing to the promotion of fairness and impartiality of judicial decisions.

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