MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Cadets of the institute, headed by the curator of the legal clinic Yekaterina Marukhno, together with the head of the office of the Ombudsman in the Kemerovo region-Kuzbass Irina Nevedrova, the head of the legal department of the Ombudsman in the Kemerovo region-Kuzbass Anna Abramova, the deputy of the Kuzbass prosecutor for supervision of compliance with laws correctional institutions Alexander Ivashko, assistant of the Kuzbass prosecutor for supervision of compliance with laws in correctional facilities Andrey Kulikov, assistant to the head of the Main Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Kemerovo Region-Kuzbass for observance of human rights in the penitentiary system, Colonel of the Internal Service Irina Khokhlova and lawyers of the correctional institution LIU-16 of the GUFPS oblast-Kuzbass in the mode of videoconferencing provided legal advice to convicted LIU-16.
An expanded meeting of the institute’s legal clinic was held in order to implement the Federal Law of November 21, 2011 No. 324-FZ “On Free Legal Aid”, as well as to implement the agreement signed on June 25, 2020 between the Kuzbass Institute of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia and the human rights ombudsman in the Kemerovo Region-Kuzbass …
It should be emphasized that the provision of legal assistance to convicts in a correctional institution ensures the formation of their legal consciousness, contributes to the preparation of convicts for life self-realization after release, and increases the efficiency of the correction process.
Senior cadets consulted convicts on social issues, in terms of preparation for release, benefits for combatants and social guarantees for disabled people, registration at the place of residence, the possibility of early removal of administrative supervision, comprehensive explanations were given.
The participation of cadets in the work of a legal clinic is an important step in obtaining professional competencies, it allows them to apply in practice the theoretical knowledge obtained at the institute. The participants of the event appreciated the legal training of the cadets at a high enough level.
Press service of the Kuzbass Institute of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia
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