SCHOOL OF LAW
ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Full Professor





Zaza Meishvili was the First Deputy Chairperson of Supreme Court of Georgia from 2006 to 2016. During these years he worked as the Chairperson of Chamber of Criminal Cases. He was also the Chairman of the Board of Georgian Judges Association. Zaza Meishvili was a trainer for Judges at the High School of Justice of Georgia. At the same time he was a lecturer for students at the other universities. Zaza Meishvili graduated from the Tbilisi State University. He has also LL.M Education in U.S. International and Transnational Law (IIT, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, USA).

Scientific interests / research interests

Criminal Law and Law of Criminal Procedure.

Books

Comments of Law of Criminal Procedure of Georgia, Tbilisi, 2007.

Guidelines and Recommendations about Problematic Issues of Criminal Court Practice, Tbilisi, 2007.

Child and Law, Tbilisi, 2009, 2011.

Guidelines for Jury Trial, Tbilisi, 2010.

Guide in the New Law of Criminal Procedure of Georgia, Tbilisi, 2010.

General Principles of Communication During Trial (Recommendations for Judges), Tbilisi, 2011.

Jury Trial _ Short History of Genesis and Development, Tbilisi, 2010, 2014.

Guidelines about Form of Judgement, Substantiation and Stylistics of Text, Tbilisi, 2015.

Legal Writing (Text-book), Tbilisi, 2017.

Articles in magazines

Interrogation of Witness During Investigation, “Justice and Law”, #2(50), 2016.

Amicus Curiae in Criminal Proceedings: Trends and Challenges, “Justice and Law”, #1(53), 2017.

Current Courses

Course Catalog

Criminal Law (Part 2), 2017/Autumn, Bachelor’s.

Actual Issues of Criminal Law and the Practice of the Sutreme Court of Georgia, 2017/Autumn, Master’s.

Criminal Law _ Court Practice (Featured Explanations of the Supreme Court of Georgia), 2014/Autumn, Bachelor’s.

Criminal Law _ Court Practice (Featured Explanations of the Supreme Court of Georgia), 2015/Spring, Bachelor’s.

Criminal Law _ Court Practice (Featured Explanations of the Supreme Court of Georgia), 2015/Autumn, Bachelor’s.

Criminal Law _ Court Practice (Featured Explanations of the Supreme Court of Georgia), 2016/Spring, Bachelor’s.

Criminal Law (Part 1), 2016/Spring, Bachelor’s.

Law of Criminal Procedure, 2017/Spring, Bachelor’s.