The article proves that the defender’s right of evidence collecting stated by our legislators has an elusive character incompatible with the enhancement of competitive fundamentals in the valid Russia criminal procedures because this right does not eliminate the disbalance in the potential possibilities of two competing sides (prosecution and defense) at forming a body of evidence. This is why the article – based on Georgia’s positive legislative experience - substantiates the necessity of radical reformation of Russian criminal procedure to achieve real parity in the legal powers of prosecution and defense parties at their probative activity comprising appointment of any forensic expertises as well.

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