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Discovery of Evidence: Comparative Legal Analysis of Regulation and Application in the United States and Russia

Student: Teona Khurtsidze

Supervisor: Dinara Bekyasheva

Faculty: Faculty of Law

Educational Programme: Jurisprudence (Bachelor)

Year of Graduation: 2018

The study is devoted to the institute of discovery of evidence, comparative legal analysis of the procedure of discovery of evidence in procedural legislation of Russia and the USA. The author examined the history of development and various approaches to understanding the discovery of evidence, the current regulatory this institution, determined the place and importance of the legal institution. The description of the procedure for discovery of evidence in civil and arbitration proceedings. The author draws attention to the existence in practice of a number of problems that are not regulated by the current procedural legislation and require legislative solutions. The characteristic features of the discovery in the United States. In conclusion, the author suggests ways to improve the provisions on discovery of evidence in the Russian legal order.

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