DIRECTIONS FOR IMPROVING ANTI-CORRUPTION EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF FUTURE LAWYERS
Mikhail Smirnov1*, Larisa Monakhova2
1Assoc. Prof. Dr., Mari State University, Russia, email@example.com
2Assoc. Prof. Dr., Mari State University, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
Corruption, being a negative social phenomenon, has acquired the character of a large-scale expansion over the past decades, and the trend towards strengthening its systemic nature is clearly evident.
Increased attention on the part of the state to the problem of corruption, the discovery of efficient solutions aimed at successful control of this phenomenon at the level of modernization of preventive measures makes the need to turn to the study of the potential of science in this area up to date.
In the Russian Federation, there are many problems in the field of corruption control in the system of state power and local self-government bodies. First of all, the problems relate to the imperfection of legal regulation.
While training lawyers, higher education institutions contribute to meeting the needs of the state for observing the principles of legality. This activity is directly associated with high risks (of a corrupt nature), which shows a clear need for special professional training of students to control corruption. In this regard, the analysis of lawyers’ role in corruption control within the system of state power and local self-government bodies is made up to date. At the same time, the priority is given to such issues as stereotypes of corruption perception by future lawyers, legal consciousness of lawyers as one of the conditions for ensuring law and order in corruption control, opportunities for improving anti-corruption education and training of future lawyers.
Keywords: Corruption control, anti-corruption, professional self-consciousness of lawyers, legal consciousness.
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