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Petrozavodsk State University

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Faculty of Law

Petrozavodsk State University

Chernov Sergei Nikolaevich
Dean, Full Professor, Doctor of Law
Chernov Sergei Nikolaevich

Dean's office:
Petrozavodsk, Lomonosov str., 65
Tel.: (814-2) 57-37-26
Fax:
(814-2) 57-41-63
E-mail: chernov@petrsu.ru

Methodologists: (814-2) 57-37-25
E-mail: jurfac@petrsu.ru

The faculty trains students majoring in "Jurisprudence" - 030501 (qualification "Lawer") as well as with giving the additional qualification of "translator in the sphere of professional communications" (English language) term of apprenticeship is 5 year, majoring in 030500 Jurisprudence (qualification of the Bachelor of Jurisprudence) with the term of apprenticeship of 4 years, to work in law enforcement bodies, Office of the Public Prosecutor, courts, legal offices, notariate, legal services of bodies of the government and management, enterprises, institutions, organizations of all types of ownership.


Faculty of Law and Chair of tourism


Students study constitutional, civil, Roman, family, administrative, labour, criminal, commercial, international, public and private law, theory and history of the state and law, criminalistics, criminology and other special disciplines. They have an opportunity to attend courses of lectures on foreign commercial, trading, business law, international private law etc., performed by professors and leading experts from the USA and Scandinavia. Students obtain profound skills of lawyer practice in the "legal clinic" created at the faculty with the help of experts and professors from Vermont law school (USA). The faculty has a library with the computer catalogue on educational and methodical literature, a reading-room, three computer classes with access to Internet and to "Code", "Consultant Plus", "Consultant Plus Regions" reference systems.

Chairs:
             - Chair of theory and history of state and law
             - Chair of international and constitutional law
             - Chair of civil law disciplines
             - Chair of criminal law disciplines
             - Chair of foreign languages for the faculties of humanities

Courses in English

Chair of International and Constitutional Law

1) Russian System of State and Law

Title: Russian System of State and Law (7 ECTS)
Responsible person: Alexander Larichev (PhD, Associate Professor)
Content description:
The course is dedicated to the constitutional basics of the Russian state and law. Course topics include: Basic principles and sources of law; The 1993 Constitution and hierarchy of legal acts; Constitutional rights and duties of individuals; Russian citizenship; System of Governmental Bodies in Russian Federation; Federal structure of the Russian state; Division of powers between the federal center and states; Local (municipal) self-government in Russia.
The course includes comparative component: discussions and assignments with the use of supplementary materials on constitutional law of European and other countries.
Evaluation: essay on the topic to choose (2 written or typed A4 pages):
1. Comparative features of constitutional status of citizens in Russia and other countries (choose a country in accordance with your own preferences).
2. Real and artificial federalism: theory and practice (on the example of Russia and other countries).
3. Characteristics and problems of executive power in the present- day Russia.
4. Federal structure of state as an instrument to preserve national culture and languages: problems and perspectives in Russia and other countries.
5. Local self-government reform: what is the best solution for Russia?

2) Constitutional and Legal Status of the Republic of Karelia

Title: Constitutional and Legal Status of the Republic of Karelia (6 ECTS)
Responsible person: Alexander Larichev (PhD, Associate Professor)
Content description:
The course is dedicated to features of constitutional and legal status of the Republic of Karelia as a subject of the Russian Federation. In addition to the analysis of distinctive features of the status of the Republic of Karelia, more broad issues of Russian federalism are examined during the course: legal concept of the subject of the Russian Federation, constitutional and legal status of subjects in accordance with the Russian law and theory, division of powers between the levels of public government in Russia.
The course includes comparative component: discussions and assignments with the use of supplementary materials on constitutional law of European and other countries.
Evaluation:
Essay on the topic to choose (2 written or typed A4 pages):
1. Comparative features of constitutional and legal status of territories within the unitarian state and subjects of a federation.
2. Real and artificial federalism: theory and practice (on the example of Russia and other countries).
3. Division of powers between the levels of public government: models and solutions.
4. Federal structure of state as an instrument to preserve national culture and languages: problems and perspectives in Russia and other countries.
5. Local self-government reform: what is the best solution for Russias North?

Chair of theory and history of state and law

Head of the Chair,
Full Professor, Doctor of Law
Dusaev Rostislav Haufaldovich

Lomonosov srt., 65, room #213
Tel.: (814-2) 57-37-25


Personnel of the chair:

Dusaev Rostislav Haufaldovich - Head of the Chair, Full Professor, Doctor of Law
Zolotuhina Elena Vladimirovna - Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Kuritsyn Pavel Dmitrievich - Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Efimova Viktoria Viktorovna - senior instructor, Ph.D. in Law
Nechayeva Alexandra Alexeyevna - methodologist
 

Chair of international and constitutional law

Head of the Chair,
Full Professor, Doctor of Law
Chernov Sergei Nikolaevich

Lomonosov str., 65, room#214
Tel.: (814-2) 57-37-25
E-mail: chernov@petrsu.ru


Personnel of the chair:

Chernov Sergei Nikolaevich - Dean, Head of the Chair, Full Professor, Doctor of Law, Doctor of History
Belkin Alexander Alexandrovich - Full Professor, Doctor of Law
Blatkova Vera Valentinovna - Associate Professor, Ph.D in Law
Borozdina Yaroslava Aleksandrovna - Associate Professor, Ph.D in Law
Gluschenko Petr Petrovich - Full Professor, Doctor of Law
Isaev Mikhail Valerievich - senior instructor
Korchin Denis Vladimirovich - senior instructor
Larichev Alexander Alexeyevich - Associate Professor, Ph.D in Law
Maltseva Inna Vladimirovna - Associate Professor, Ph.D in Law
Olenina Tatyana Yurievna - instructor
Ukhanova Anna Pavlovna - instructor
Schetinina Irina Aleksandrovna - methodologist

Chair of civil law disciplines

Head of the Chair,
Associate Professor, Ph.D. in History
Koptsev Alexey Nokilayevich

Lomonosov str, 65, room# 201
Tel.: (814-2) 57-37-25 (113)
E-mail: jurfac@petrsu.ru , asa@petrsu.ru

Methodologist
Dyuzhilova Elena Yurievna

Lomonosov str, 65, room# 201
Tel.: (814-2) 57-37-25 (113)

 

Chair of criminal law disciplines

Head of the Chair
Tseplyaeva Galina Ivanovna

Lomonosov str, 65, room# 208
Tel.: (814-2) 57-37-25 (103)

Methodologist
Belikova Olga Borisovna

Lomonosov str, 65, room# 207-208
Tel.: (814-2) 57-37-25 (103)
E-mail: belikova@petrsu.ru

 

Chair of foreign languages for the faculties of humanities

Head of the Chair,
Associate Professor, Ph.D.,
Abramova Irina Evgenievna
Lomonosov str., 65, room# 216
Tel.: (814-2) 57-37-25 (106)
E-mail: olesya@petrsu.ru
Reception hours: Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

 

Legal Clinic

Contact information:
A.Nevsky str., 58, room#106, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, 185005
Tel./fax +7 (814-2) 56-20-84
E-mail: study@petrsu.ru

Legal Clinic of the PetrSU - the first legal office completed with the students of the faculty of law, providing free-of-charge legal aid to needy citizens in Petrozavodsk. It has been organized November, 20, 1995 on the Faculty of Law of PetrSU with the assistance of the Union of Lawyers of the Republic of Karelia, Vermont Associations of Lawyers (the USA) and Sault-Royalton Legal Clinic of the Vermont school of Law, and also the Bar of the RK and Ministry of Justice of the RK. Activity of the Clinic is included into the system of educational process on the Faculty of Law and is credited as the industrial practice.

The main targets are:
1) Gaining experience of practical work by the students, and also formation of skills of observance of norms of the professional etiquette;
2) Free-of-charge consultation of needy citizens.

System of training students in the Legal Clinic:

- performing special courses for the students
- role acting;
- rendering legal assistance to real clients.

Would-be client requirements:

1. Citizenry;
2. Tupe of the question.

Clients of the Legal Clinic - They are pensioners, unemployed, students, employees of PetrSU and other citizens, whose income of below established living wage.

The Legal Clinic renders legal aid on questions of the civil, labor, family right, the right of social security.

The Legal Clinic of PetrSU provides the following kinds of legal services: consultation, drawing up of statements of claim, cassation complaints, complaints by way of supervision, applications for establishment of the legal facts, other applications, representation of interests of clients in courts, in executive manufacture, and also before the state bodies and in relations with the opposite party on business. One of the cases considered at the Legal Clinic considered by the Constitutional court of Russia.

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