KAZAKH HUMANITIES AND LAW UNIVERSITY
Kazakh Humanities and Law Institute of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter - RK) was established by the President Decree on 14 March 1994 # 1591 and the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan on May 26, 1994 # 564 on the initiative of the Minister of Justice, the legal scholar N.A.Shaikenov. The institute was given the task to prepare highly qualified lawyers. At the beginning there were 12 branches. On November 5, 1996 KazHLI was transformed into Kazakh State Law University by the Government of Kazakhstan and transferred from the Ministry of Justice to the Ministry of Education and Science.