How Law Evolves in Serbia

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According to Judge Omer Hadziomerovic of the Belgrade District Court, Serbian legal culture has a long way to go, but TV is helping:

We have a low level of legal culture . . . . There is little understanding of law and the rule of law.  We once had a defendant plead the Fifth Amendment, which we do not have by such a name, because he saw it on "Law and Order."

ABA Journal (Oct. 2005) at p. 51).

Next up for Serbia: learning about peaceful dispute-resolution procedures and equitable divisions of property through repeated viewings of "Gilligan’s Island."