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ART DE LEX Law Firm together with the leading Russian Universities, University of Cambridge and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are organizers of the Conference of International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace

From 29 May to 1 June 2014, the International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace will hold the Conference in Moscow ( As organizers of the Conference appear Moscow State University of Law by the name O.E. Kutafin (MSAL), Russian Academy of Justice (RAJ), University of Cambridge (UK), Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) and Russian law firm ART DE LEX.

The theme of the Conference is “International Conference on Judicial Independence as Essential Foundation of Justice and Peace”.

Such recognized world-class scholars as Prof. Shimon Shetreet (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Dr. Sophie Turenne (University of Cambridge), Prof. Christopher Forsyth (Director of the Centre for public law, University of Cambridge), Professor Neil Andrews (University of Cambridge), Prof. Marcel Storme (University of Ghent), Prof. Irina Reshetnikova (professor of Ural State Law Academy, Chair of the Federal Arbitrazh Court of the Ural District), Prof. Vladimir Yarkov (Ural state law Academy), Prof. Viktor Blazheev (Rector of MSAL), Prof. Valentin Ershov (Rector of RAJ), Prof. Sergey Nikitin (Deputy Rector of RAJ), Prof. Dmitry Maleshin (Lomonosov Moscow State University) will participate in the Conference as speakers. The Conference will also be attended by representatives of leading universities in the USA, Europe, Asia, the UK, Australia and many other countries.

The official program and debate section within the Conference are provided in Moscow State University of Law by the name O.E. Kutafin (MSAL). Also, the hosting organizers of the Conference scheduled the excursion to the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation for its participants.

The Organizing Committee for the Conference is headed by Dmitry Magonya, Managing Partner for ART DE LEX Law Firm.

ART DE LEX since its foundation in 2005 has been proactively involved in collaborating with professional law associations. Promotion of jurisprudence inevitably leads to the social development and enables to reach high occupational standards in law enforcement practice. These principles are also the Association’s fundamental for cooperation with practicing lawyers.

The International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace was founded in 1982 and is one of the most reputed international organizations, which unites practicing lawyers, competent experts in law and effective judges around the world. The work of the Association is focused on drafting international standards of judicial independence, supporting culture of peace in all states, promoting the ideals of peace, democracy, freedom and liberty by strengthening and maintaining judicial independence in all its aspects.

The Association participated in drafting a number of international documents which are now recognized and applicable in many jurisdictions of the world (Minimum Code of Judicial Independence (in cooperation with the International Bar Association, New Delhi, 1982), Montreal Declaration on the independence of justice (Montreal, 1983).

The Association‘s outstanding contribution to the advancement of law was evidenced by the Candidacy of the Association for Nobel peace prize in 2013. The Association was honored with the right to claim such prize for conducting the International Project on Judicial Independence, which stood the result of its 30 years of effort.

For news and current status regarding the conference, as well as more information about it, please visit the official website of the Conference (