4/21/17

Regent Law Students Take First Place in Ukraine Competition

Natasha (L) and Chelsea (R) with their Coach, Regent Law Professor Jim Davids

Third-year law students Chelsea Mack and Natasha Delille, both former CGJ interns and student staff members, took first place at the Third Annual Ukrainian Student Summit in Dnepopetrovsk, Ukraine.

This year the competition consisted of 22 teams from Ukraine, Poland, Romania, and the U.S., and the topic was The Challenge to Democracy in Increasing Globalization.

The purpose of the ІІІ International Student Summit is raising the level of education of applicants of Higher Education on topical issues of modern state processes law-making and law enforcement in Ukraine; increasing positive image of the legal profession; gaining the practical experience during the communication with scientists, politicians, practicing lawyers, representatives of state and local governments; improving legal education in Ukraine; further development of the institution of the national idea as the driving force of national progress in Ukraine etc.

Chelsea and Natasha presented on judicial reform in Ukraine and used examples from NYC and Uganda to show practical steps that Ukraine can take to become a greater democratic nation in the age of globalization.

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