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JSCA and Mexico City’s Superior Court launch pilot project on oral litigation techniques in oral civil courts

April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and the Mexico City Superior Court signed a cooperation agreement focused on introducing oral litigation and hearing management techniques for judges in the Federal District’s oral civil and commercial courts.

JSCA’s nearly 20 years of experience has shown that reforms must be accompanied by significant efforts to introduce the practices required to support the new model or system. One of the fundamental elements of truly successful reforms is the implementation of training programs for the professionals who will work in the new system.

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JSCA and UDP to organize 2019 Procedure Law Seedbed Competition

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and the Universidad Diego Portales Law School (UDP) have organized the National Procedure Law Seedbed Competition since 2016. The initiative allows undergraduate students from Chilean universities to analyze, critique and propose approaches to addressing the relationship between the right to due process and non-criminal procedure reforms under the guidance of a faculty advisor.

This year the fourth version of the competition, which was inspired by the International Seedbed Competition held by the Colombian Procedure Law Institute (ICDP), will focus on “The Justice System and the Gender Perspective.”


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JSCA expands its external consulting team in Argentina

Santiago, April 17 2019.

Argentina is experiencing an important judicial reform movement that is manifested at the national and provincial levels and in the areas of criminal, civil, labor and family law. There are enormous challenges ahead, such as the implementation of the Federal Criminal Procedure Code approved in 2014 and the development of a new national Civil and Commercial Procedure Code. 

Argentina’s provinces continue to be leaders in the reform processes, having introduced adversarial criminal procedure systems throughout most of the country. They also have implemented the use of civil oral procedures through pilot projects (many of them conducted with the support of the National Ministry of Justice and Human Rights) or provincial procedure reforms, as is the case in Mendoza.

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JSCA presents annual report to the CAJP at the OAS and calls for reactivation of REMJA

April 10 2019

The Executive Director of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA), Jaime Arellano, presented the entity’s annual report to the Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs (CAJP) at the Organization of American States (OAS).

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JSCA and La Pampa Superior Court launch effort to implement Civil Judicial Office in the city of Santa Rosa

The Superior Court of the Argentinean province of La Pampa signed a general collaboration agreement and a specific collaboration agreement with JSCA to implement a Civil Judicial Office in the city of Santa Rosa. The entity will provide support to five commercial and civil courts.

This pilot will be financed through the project “Improving Access to Civil Justice in Latin America,” which JSCA is executing for Canada’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Global Affairs Canada.

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MACCIH-OAS and JSCA present report on Honduran criminal justice system



Tegucigalpa, Honduras, March 14, 2019

This morning, the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and the OAS Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH-OAS) presented the report “Proposals for the Honduran Criminal Justice System in the Treatment and Management of Cases of Corruption and Those with High Social Impact” in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

The activity was inaugurated by MACCIH-OAS spokesman Luiz Marrey, who said, “These proposals for the criminal justice system address key aspects of the state of justice and present recommendations that can be very useful for improving the Honduran justice system.”

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Commemoration February 18

 Women of the Americas Day and the 91st Anniversary of the Creation of CIM 


JSCA recognizes all of the women in the Americas who fought to create the CIM through protests and active campaigns and who continue to fight each day for equal rights in every country in the region.


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