Law, Policy and Governance


People naturally believe that their rights will be protected by the court, they expect good intentions from the government and they don’t trust politicians. At the same time, it is the politicians who form the government, pass the laws, and on the basis of the court have to say what is right. And politicians choose the people.


How people, their attitude to life, freedom, property forms restraint the political system of the state, its constitution? How do laws enforce social changes and how social changes is reflected in the laws? How do judges determine what is right and why are they politically dependent? How do different states with different political systems and interests seek consensus on what is right?


The answers to these questions are searched for thousands of years. Each nation recognizes them in their own way in different epochs. Students will learn them through the prism of contemporary Ukrainian challenges.