“Any attempts to introduce institutional changes without regard to values have consistently collapsed,” – Myroslav Marynovych, human rights activist, dissident, vice rector on the mission and vision of the Ukrainian Catholic University, quoted at the conference “Legal Ethics: To Find an Exit from the Maze” held within the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program.
He offered to take a closer look at the issues of ethics in historical and contemporary contexts. Published in the weekly newspaper “Yuridicheskaya Gazeta”.
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