Published in journal "The Union of Criminalists and Criminologists", 2014-3 in rubric "Editor-in-Chief's column", pages 220-222.
Resume: On November 21, 2014, the representatives of the union of Criminalists and Criminologists participated in the conference “Legal issues of funerals, personal rights of the deceased, particular aspects of succession law and freedom of funeral activity” which was organized at the University of Wroclaw (Poland). The conference was attended by the lecturers and students of the universities of Wroclaw, Warsaw, Kyiv, Białystok, the Academy of Krakow, and the universities of Tajikistan, Moldova and the Czech Republic. Russia was represented by the associate professor of the Legal Faculty of St. Petersburg State University Kapustina Maria Aleksandrovna and the representatives of the Union of Criminalists and Criminologists, professors Oleg Aleksandrovich Zaytsev (vice-chancellor of Moscow Academy of Economics and Law), Aleksey Vladimirovich Barkov (the department of civil disciplines of Moscow Academy of Economics and Law), Igor Mikhailovich Matskevich (adviser at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University). Among the issues, discussed at the conference, were the following:- “Use of new technologies in succession law”- “Necessity to amend the law on cemeteries and funerals”- “Protection of author’s rights in the Polish law. Traditions and the modern condition and perspectives”- “Criminal manifestations in funeral business”The President of the Union of Criminalists and Criminologists Matskevich and the vice-president Zaytsev thanked professor Mazurkevich for the bilingual organization of the conference – in Polish and in Russian and for the organization of visits of memorial cemeteries of Soviet soldiers killed in the battles with Nazi Germany and in the campaigns of liberation of Silesia and Wrocław.
Keywords: university, Wroclaw, Poland, funeral, right, funeral activities, personal rights of the deceased, succession law, author's rights, cemetery
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