The third Annual Conference on Legal Ethics held
On September 29-30, 2020 the New Vision University Legal Ethics Chair organized the third Annual Conference on Legal Ethics. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic event was held online.
Speakers at the conference discussed the newest challenges and problems in legal ethics, such as the aim of the Ethics Code and proportionality of disciplinary sanctions; burden of proof in disciplinary proceedings; conflict of interests and importance of informed consent; judges and social media - deontological issues; attack on independence and impartiality of the judges on in central/eastern Europe and USA; freedom of expression of the prosecutors in social media; and the conflict of interest in mediation.
The conference was organized by NVU Legal Ethics Chair with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) within the framework of East-West Management Institute’s (EWMI) project - Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG).