Open Day at the Serious Crimes First Instance Court

A team of law students compete in a debate at a court
Two teams of five law students participated in a competition with questions on the Albanian judiciary, court operations, rights and duties of the parties, etc.
USAID/Albania

For Immediate Release

Thursday, May 9, 2013

TIRANA, MAY 9, 2013     With support from the USAID’s Albanian Justice Sector Strengthening Project (JuST), and in cooperation with the Law Faculty of the University of Tirana, the Serious Crimes First Instance Court organized today an Open Day at the court.

Open Day is an opportunity for law students to activities, an information corner and a discussion forum about the court and its work provided law students and other participants with an opportunity to ask questions and offers comments addressed by the chief judge and court personnel. Two teams of five law students also participated in a competition with questions on the Albanian judiciary, court operations, rights and duties of the parties, etc.

The Serious Crimes First Instance Court Open Day was part of the activities organized on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Albanian Justice Day.

USAID JuST is a five-year project begun in October 2010, to increase court transparency, fairness and efficiency; bolster watchdog and anti corruption roles of civil society organizations and media; and strengthen the legal profession and education in Albania.

Last updated: October 10, 2013

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