The Social Sciences

Year: 2017
Volume: 12
Issue: 9
Page No. 1618 - 1624

Abstract: This research analyzes theoretical and legal problems of realization of constitutional right in Russia for getting qualified legal assistance including free of charge. Articulated is the concept of qualified legal assistance, analyzed is the essential interconnection of subjective rights for judicial protection and to qualified legal assistance. Unavailability of legal assistance is associated with gaps of legal regulation of the right to qualified legal assistance, wiggery, high costs of provided legal services. The researchers substantiate that the mechanisms used for the exercise of the right for qualified legal assistance for everyone cannot act as justification of any violations or restrictions of other constitutionally established ways of legal protection. It is alleged that the subjective right for professional legal assistance can be successfully implemented on a competitive basis, not only by legal practices but also by other subjects including legal clinics. At the same time, emphasized is the need for unconditional following the standards of professional legal activity.

How to cite this article:

Elena Vladimirovna Astapova, Tatyana Viktorovna Veselaya, Natalya Aleksandrovna Anfitserova and Anna Ivanovna Vakula, 2017. The System of Qualified Legal Assistance in Russia. The Social Sciences, 12: 1618-1624.

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