Maxim Istomin, a Russian lawyer and Florida State University law graduate who now works for the university, said former ABA President Sandy D'Alemberte, now a FSU law professor, suggested he stop by the CEELI office on a recent trip to Moscow.
After the study group returns to Russia, CEELI will provide assistance to the Federal Chamber, as needed, to help implement the group's goals on bar development and administration.
The LexisNexis Scholarships, to be awarded annually, will enable judges, lawyers and legal reformers from around the world to attend training classes at the CEELI Institute in Prague, Czech Republic, to prepare them to meet the challenges of democratization in Central and Eastern Europe and the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union.
LexisNexis and the CEELI Institute share a common goal--we are both deeply committed to promoting the rule of law," said Andrew Prozes, Chief Executive Officer of LexisNexis Group.
We are grateful to have the generous financial support of LexisNexis," said Michael Diedring, Executive Director of the CEELI Institute.
Since its inception, the CEELI Institute has trained more than 1,000 participants from 31 countries.
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The CEELI of the ABA, in a program funded by USIA, also brought Russian law teachers to the United States, usually for a three months' stay.
List of names and addresses of grantees supplied by Kim Parker (a former CEELI employee now employed at Texas Southern Law School).
provided technical assistance to 28 countries in Central Europe and the former Soviet Union and to the International War Crimes Tribunal in the Hague.
The Central & East European Law Initiative will present the 1999 CEELI
is a public service project of the American Bar Association dedicated to advancing the rule of law in the former communist bloc.