A model court session for students of the faculty of international trade and law was held at the Darnytskyi District Court in KyivGeneral Information
On April 25th, as part of the signed Memorandum between the
Darnytskyi district court in Kyiv and SUTE, judge-speaker Marina
Bondarenko conducted a model court session in the courtroom with
the participation of second-year students studying the academic
discipline "Workshop on Criminal Law of Ukraine" taught by
Associate Professor of the Department of Legal Support of Business
Security, Hanna Shvedova. Additionally, to improve practical skills
in the field of criminal law and consolidate knowledge and
competencies regarding the peculiarities of criminal offences'
qualification, an off-site practical training was conducted at the
Darnytskyi district court in Kyiv on April 25th, where students
were present at court sessions on cases of criminal offences
against public order, traffic safety and operation, and public
Maryna Bondarenko - judge-speaker
A model court session was held:
- In the case of criminal responsibility under Article 121 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
A model court session is a unique space for professional communication between law students and the judiciary, an opportunity for creative application of acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as the participation of judges in the professional training of future specialists.
The model court session was attended by students interested in acquiring practical skills regarding the peculiarities of qualifying different types of criminal offences and deepening the study of the discipline "Practical Course on Criminal Law of Ukraine" (specialty "Law", bachelor's and master's degree programs: "Commercial Law", "Financial Law", "Civil Law and Procedure", "Legal Support of Business Security").
Future lawyers tried themselves in the role of presiding judge, attorney, prosecutor, and had the opportunity to question the accused, victim, and witnesses based on the criminal case that was being considered by this court.
As a result of the model court session, the participants deepened their interaction in developing educational programs aimed at their further professionalization and maximum approximation to the requirements of the legal profession. They are confident that only by combining the efforts of science and practice, we can solve strategically important issues for Ukraine in the field of higher legal education.
Author of the text: Anna
Associate Professor of the Department of Legal Support of Business Security