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Attorneys Granted Scholarships from York University’s Osgoode School of Law Begin Internship


Toronto, March 7, 2017

The winners were selected from a pool of 81 applicants from 22 countries in the region.

The four attorneys who won the scholarships to take part in an internship at the York University Osgoode School of Law in Canada recently started their two-week training and research program. Kamla Jo Braithwaite and Shoshanna Vida Lall of Trinidad and Tobago and Carolina Ahumada and Fernando Kosovsky of Argentina were received by Vice Deans Carys Craig (Research and Institutional Relations) and Benjamin L. Berger (Students).

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UDP Law School and JSCA Organize Second National Procedure Law Seedbed Competition

March 3,  2017

The competition is open to undergraduate students of law at any school in Chile. The topic of this year’s competition is “Superior Courts and Non-Criminal Procedure Reforms.”

The initiative was inspired by the International Procedure Law Seedbed Competition that is held annually by the Colombian Procedure Law Institute. The local version is organized by the Universidad Diego Portales Law School and the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) with the support of Thomson Reuters. JSCA is an OAS agency that specializes in judicial system modernization.

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JSCA to hire Researcher

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas, an international agency created by the inter-American system that focuses on providing support for justice system modernization processes in the region, announces that it has opened one position for a full-time researcher.

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JSCA Strengthens Connection to Haiti and Launches Technical Assistance to Improve Criminal Justice

February 23, 2017

 JSCA and the U.S. organization Chemonics (www.chemonics.com) will support the improvement of Haiti’s justice system over the course of the next five years according to a cooperation agreement signed by the two agencies. As a first step of this process, JSCA Executive Director Jaime Arellano and researcher Benjamín Sepúlveda visited the city of Port au Prince during the first week of February to meet with Haitian justice system stakeholders.

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Use of petrial detention and the situation of civil justicie will be addressed by JSCA in Bolivia

Santiago, February 24, 2017 

JSCA Research and Projects Coordinator Marco Fandiño and Training Coordinator Leonel González traveled to Bolivia with researchers Constanza Gigena, Paula Ballesteros and Lorena Espinosa to support actions designed to rationalize the application of protective measures and seek strategies for supporting civil justice reform. The team visited the cities of La Paz, Cochabamba, El Alto and Sucre between February 13 and 21 in order to meet with justice system operators and observe protective measures hearings in courts in those four locations.

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Abogados de Argentina y Trinidad y Tobago obtuvieron becas de pasantías en Osgoode, Canadá

Se recibieron 81 postulaciones provenientes de 22 países de la región.

Santiago, 9 de enero de 2017

Tras el estudio y análisis de 81 postulaciones de representantes de 22 países de la región, profesionales de Argentina y de Trinidad y Tobago obtuvieron las cuatro becas de pasantía en la Facultad de Derecho de Osgoode de la Universidad de York, Toronto, Canadá, que se realizará entre los días 6 y el 17 de marzo próximos.

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Comenzó segunda versión del Diplomado en Litigación Oral Penal organizado por American University (WCL), CEJA y U Alberto Hurtado

Washington D.C., 3 de enero de 2017

En Washington D.C. comenzó hoy la segunda versión del Diplomado en Litigación Oral, ofrecido por CEJA, la American University Washington College of Law (WCL) y la Universidad Alberto Hurtado (UAH) de Chile, cuyo objetivo es generar y consolidar un espacio académico y de formación que permita desarrollar y aprender destrezas para el trabajo en un modelo de audiencias orales y públicas, que han resultado de la implementación de los sistemas procesales acusatorios en la región.

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