Before the October Revolution of 1917 in Kazakhstan was not a single institution of higher learning, including legal. Only a very few, and only representatives of the richest sectors of society can get a legal education in the few while the universities of Russia. The October Revolution, for all his faults, opened in front of working people to create spaces, to a certain extent, the national statehood and material resources to educate people. Youth of Kazakhstan began to learn not only in their own republic and in Moscow, Leningrad, Saratov, Kazan and other cities of the USSR, where he received training first frames of the Soviet jurists highest qualification and first scientists Lawyers Kazakhs. In 1926 in Kyzyl-Orda was initiated in the Republic of law schools. These were the legal courses, and then converted into a two-year law school, first started a systematic training lawyers. Kazakh Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (which until 1936 was part of the RSFSR), while there is an urgent need for trained for work in government personnel. Therefore, in the development of legal education played an important role ruling the Central Executive Committee of the RSFSR of 20 April 1931 "On measures for training and retraining of workers of Soviet construction, which provided for the allocation of a number of university faculties and the rights of Soviet construction and creation on their basis of specific institutions. By Order dated July 17, 1933 Bureau of the Central Executive Committee decided to organize in Alma-Ata Institute of Soviet construction. The Institute was opened on January 1, 1934. All costs for construction and equipment of the institute and its contents VTsIK almost completely taken from the budget of the RSFSR. These costs were based Kazakh Central Executive Committee in the amount of 2,055,000 rubles. The budget of the Kazakh ASSR was scheduled to be spent on construction of the Institute 380,000 rubles. When the institute opened a working faculty and ten-month preparatory courses. On March 1, 1934 at the institute were enrolled 8 people at rabfak - 87, at preparatory courses-103. The Institute decided to organize a legal separation - for the training of judicial and investigative bodies. Surviving archival data shows that the institute among its faculty in the early years there were three professors, four associate professors and five graduate students, including four Kazakhs. Some of them became well-known scientists (Kenesbaev SK became an academician of NAS RK, foals FA became well-known economist and worked for many years at KSU). Admission to the institute was made according to directions of the executive committees of local councils from among persons who have completed secondary education and one year experience of practical work. Due to the increasing quality requirements for training specialists with higher legal education SNK RSFSR 27 June 1934 adopted a resolution on the transfer of institutions of Soviet law with a 3-year-old on a 4-year period of study. Of great importance for legal education was the decision of the CEC and the CPC of the USSR from March 5, 1935 "On measures for the deployment and improvement of legal education", which provided, inter alia, the renaming of the Institute of Soviet law in the legal institution. People's Commissars of the Kazakh SSR, 28 April 1938 adopted a resolution on the reorganization of the Alma-Ata Institute of Soviet Construction in Alma-Ata State Law Institute, a four-year universities. This date is the birthday of higher legal education in the Republic of Kazakhstan - Almaty State Institute of Law (AGYUI). Creation in the country's own legal institution has made it possible to put the case of legal education in Kazakhstan at the proper height. Number of students in year 1938-1939 was identified in 1 year - 150 people, a 2 course - 75 people for 3 courses - 40 people, and preparatory courses - 75 people. Staffing of the new Institute of People's Commissars of the Kazakh SSR invited to make due the best prepared students from all three courses of the Institute of Soviet construction and a new set. Law Institute, has received considerable at the time the book stock (92,232), mainly due to transferred to him a valuable library of the Kazan Institute of Soviet construction. The Government of the Republic was of great help to the new institution by providing the necessary funds for completion of the academic building, and in 1939 the Institute started training with the new, specially built for him the educational building on the street Shevchenko (street corner Masanchi). The greatest difficulty is the staffing of the Institute trained teachers. At the request of Party and government organizations of the Republic of Educational Institutions People's Commissariat of the USSR sent in 1938 in Alma-Ata Institute for permanent work completed graduate studies at the Leningrad Kulteleeva TM Dyukova and LV, in 1939, AN Ageev, finished graduate school in Leningrad; Shalamov MP and Hwang, VA - From Moscow. To read the separate legal disciplines NKYU USSR sent to the Institute Bazhanova AT (From Kazan), Moskalenko TT, Polanski and Berezinskii (from Moscow). A permanent job in a post-graduate institute of profits in Moscow and Leningrad Markelov VN, Zusman MB and Stolboshinsky in 1941 - Professor Bulatov, SJ from Moscow. The first director was AGYUI PhD, Associate Professor Dmitry V. Kuznetsov previously worked KSU provost for academic affairs. In 1940 he carried out the first issue of a legal institution. Graduated 53 people. In graduate school was left 5 people, including three Kazakhs. Others were sent to judicial prosecutors, lawyers and public order. Began to develop the institute and the scientific work, the subject matter which is mainly focused on issues of State and Law of the Kazakh SSR. Acquisition Institute scientific staff in the future was going solely by training through graduate from graduates who have shown the ability to research. Great assistance in the preparation of legal education provided by Kazakhstan Moscow and Leningrad law schools and academic institutions. They passed and finished graduate school, preparing their thesis graduate of the Law Institute under the guidance of professors and doctors. Specialists to the judiciary and the legal two-year cooking school, started work on 1 September 1938, manned by the practitioners of Justice, the Soviet and party activists, who have education in the amount of seven-year period. Subsequently, the school with the development of legal education has been closed. In the 1938-1939 academic year, the Alma-Ata, was organized by the branch of the All-Union Correspondence Institute of Law, later converted to the correspondence department of Institute of Law, then Law School KSU. Practitioners of Justice of the Kazakh SSR increase their skills through training in correspondence of the Academy and at the highest academic courses at the pre-existing All-Union Academy of Law. Director of the institute in 1940 was appointed the young scholar Tahir Moldagalievich Kulteleev, who has shown great organizational skills. Identity of this person requires special attention. Kulteleev TM develop the institutions that retained all the teaching staff, with him at the Institute to intensify the development of sports, art activities, musical ensembles. Kulteleev TM worked on the problems of ordinary criminal law of the Kazakh. He was the first Kazakh - the candidate of legal sciences. Early untimely tragic death cut short the life of this remarkable scientist. After his death, through the efforts of Academician NAS RK Zimanova SZ published his treatise "ordinary criminal law of the Kazakhs, who now has become a rarity. In 1941, in Alma-Ata was evacuated to the entire faculty of the Moscow State Institute of Law students. Merged AGYUP and MGYUI. During the years of stay in Alma-Ata to the re-evacuation (in 1943) the faculty of the Moscow Institute was of great help in the development of legal education and legal science in Kazakhstan. Lectures were given by prominent professors, legal scholars, as Lepeshkin AI, Kravchuk, SS, Shalamov MP, Piontkovsky AA, Arseniev BJ, Cheltsov-Bebutov MK, Fuchs C . L. Yampolskaya TS.A., Yushkov SV, Peretersky A. and others. Here's how to describe that time Elder Law Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, PhD, Associate Professor Dyukov Leonid, who worked at the Department of Theory and History of State and Law, Kazakh State University more than half a century: "The situation in AGYUI was creative. Twice a month on Thursdays conducted scientific seminars. Although the time was heavy, military, scientists discussed the problematic issues of criminal law, legal history. Professor SL Fuchs so interested in the history of ordinary Kazakh law that has developed and first read in the walls AGYUI rate ordinary criminal law of the Kazakh. In 1946 he was appointed director AGYUI Ageev AN, then Mamyrbayev. In 1952, Dyukov LV Acting Director AGYUI within nine months. In 1952 he became director AGYUI Zeeman Salyk Zimanovich. He has done a lot for the development of legal education in Kazakhstan. Zeeman SZ sent the best graduates AGYUI (15 people) in graduate school in Moscow and personally cared about each of them. Among these, 15 were: Zhakipova A., Zholamanov K. Imashev MT, Dzhangildin NA, Urgenshbaev KS, ZK Abdullina and others. At the initiative of Zimanova SZ began to publish scientific book "Memoirs." Institute's scientists first opportunity to publish their works in Kazakhstan and methodical. In 1955 Alma-Ata State Law Institute was transformed into the Faculty of Law of the Kazakh State University. This allowed the above to raise the level of scientific work on legal subjects, to improve the organization of educational process, using the experience of numerous teaching staff of the University. The term of study at the Faculty was established in five years (at the institute was 4 years old). This made it possible to include in the curriculum of new disciplines and provide a comprehensive liberal arts education of students. In 1938, when creating a legal institution in all the courses enrolled 265 students. In 1963 at the Faculty in all departments (stationary, evening and part-time) enrolled 1,567 students. For 25 years, Alma-Ata State Institute of Law (by 1963), and then the Faculty of Law KSU released 5,250 qualified lawyers for 60 years (by 1998) received a law degree in the Republic of Kazakhstan for more than 25,000 lawyers. In 1963 he worked at the Faculty of Law 26 candidates and 4 Professor - Doctor of Science. Most of these teachers were graduates of the Faculty of Law of Kazakh State University. SM Kirov. This - Abzhanov KA Bassin JG, Urgenshbaev KS, Taukelev AN Savitsky, SN, Agushevich AM, Shaybekov KA, Filimonova AA, Bazarbayev BB, Polenov GF, Bektebaev BD, Syzdykov MN Kotov, KF, Sartayev SS. Graduates of the former Institute of Law, then Law School KSU head of the department (professors Mazhitov MCCORMACK, Zhakipova A., Taukelev AN, Kotov, Prof. KF, Shaybekov KA, Baisalov SB , Khalikov KH Sartayev SS, Kim VA, Mukhitdinov NB, Begaliev KA, Sarsembayev MA, Dzhakishev EG, Associate Abaydeldinov TM) . Since 60-ies, legal science and legal education in Kazakhstan developed rapidly. At that time, there is intense development of all law schools of the Republic. In addition, provide specialized training for lawyers for law enforcement high schools MIA. Center for training senior scientists with the Institute of Philosophy and Law (renamed later to the Institute of State and Law), National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan. So, in 1938 in Kazakhstan was only 3 candidates jurisprudence. In 1941 - 7 candidate of legal sciences, of which one Kazakh - Kulteleev TM. In 1963 - 50 doctors and candidates of jurisprudence, including 44 doctors and candidates are graduates of the Law Faculty of KSU. In 1998, the Republic of Kazakhstan -50 doctor of jurisprudence, and more than 200 candidate of legal sciences. Of these, 80% of graduates from KSU. Al-Farabi. Faculty of Law, Kazakh State University named. Al-Farabi, as the successor of the Almaty State Institute of Law, during its existence has given a higher legal education to tens of thousands of professionals, including foreign nationals from Asia and Africa. In 1990, the Kazakh State University named. Al-Farabi in the transitional period was opened by the Kazakh branch of the Faculty of Law. This need has been brewing for a long time, and only in the independent state it could be implemented. Scientific and pedagogical work at the Law Faculty at various times have been and are academicians of National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan Zeeman SZ Baimakhanov MT, Eren, AE, Sapargaliev GS, Professor Basin JG, Stamkulov A. S., Didenko A.G, several professors from Moscow, St. Petersburg. Scientific publications of the faculty of the legal department have been recognized not only in Kazakhstan but also far beyond. Many teachers of the Law Faculty are holders of honorary titles: "Honored Worker of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (Professor Sartayev SS, Bassin JG, Dosymbekov SN); "Honoured Lawyer of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (Professor - Baisalov S.B ., Popov VI, associate Vaksberg MA, Tuleugaliev GI); "Honored Worker of Higher School of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (Sawicki, SN), "Excellence in High School" (Professor Kairzhanov EI , Polenov EF Shaybekov KA, KF Kotov, associate Abdullina ZK, Filimonova AA, Dyukov LV, Khalikov KH Taukelev AN Wojciechowski EI and others). Deans of the Faculty of Law at various times were Zeeman SZ Vaksberg MA, Sartayev SS, Abzhanov KA, Urgenshbaev KS, Bassin JG, Udartsev SF, Sarsenbayev MA, Zhirenchin KA, Kairzhanov EI Bekturganov AE, Baideldinov DL. Among the graduates of the Law Faculty has a large number of highly qualified senior officials of the court, prosecutor, agencies of the Interior and Public Security. At one time Dzhusupov B. was the chairman of the Supreme Court of the Kazakh SSR, Seitov W. worked as a prosecutor of the Republic of Kazakhstan, K. Begaliev Worked as Deputy Prosecutor of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Many of the prosecutors, the chairmen of regional courts and heads of regional departments of Interior, members of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan are our graduates. Our graduates, wherever they have worked well with the work entrusted to them honestly and faithfully perform their duties. We are now building an independent democratic state of law. Under these conditions, the main task of all lawyers in Kazakhstan and their associations is to fight against the corrupt elements, providing a peaceful and quiet transition to a democratic, legal state, where everyone should feel public safety, security of person.