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JSCA announces pre-selected papers for the “International Paper Competition on Evidentiary Activity in Oral Systems”

SANTIAGO, August 7, 2018.

 

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) has selected 15 papers for the first phase of the “International Paper Competition on Evidentiary Activity in Oral Systems.” A total of 63 papers were submitted (34 written by men and 29 by women) from 14 Latin American nations.

We would like to thank everyone who submitted a paper and congratulate the authors whose works have been pre-selected for presentation.

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Retrospective Analysis and Current Challenges after Over a Decade of Criminal Procedure Reform in Chile

Santiago, July 26, 201

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The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA), Supreme Court of Chile and Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Chile organized a seminar to present the study “Challenges of Criminal Procedure Reform in Chile: A Retrospective Analysis after Over a Decade.” The event was held Wednesday, July 25 in the Salon of Honor of the Santiago Courts of Justice.

The study was presented by JSCA Executive Director Jaime Arellano

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International Seminar on Trial by Jury in Mendoza

July 20, 201.

 

The government of Mendoza, Supreme Court of the Province of Mendoza, the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and the Institute for Comparative Studies in the Criminal and Social Sciences (INECIP) are organizing an international seminar entitled “Trial by Jury in Mendoza.” The event will be held Tuesday, August 7 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mendoza Judicial Branch, which is located at Av. España 480.


The inaugural ceremony will include addresses by Alfredo Cornejo, the Governor of Mendoza; Jorge Nanclares, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mendoza; José Valerio, President of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Mendoza; JSCA Training Director Leonel González; and Senator Anabel Fernández Sagasti, who represents the Province of Mendoza.

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JSCA Announces Appointment of Two New Members to Its Board of Directors

Yesterday afternoon during the Fourth Plenary Session held in Washington, D.C., the 48th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) elected two new members to the Board of Directors of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA). They are Jenny Murphy of the United States and Patricia Pérez of Chile. The members-elect will serve from 2019 to 2021.

 

This election is particularly significant in the context of JSCA’s Gender Equity Policy, the most important institutional change to occur over the past few years. JSCA Executive Director Jaime Arellano stated, “We at JSCA believe that in order to effectively, comprehensively and equitably fulfill our mission and goals, the gender perspective must be incorporated into the Center’s organizational culture and all of its institutional activity. This includes our staffing, processes, activities and the development of our research, projects and training programs.”

 

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JSCA presents third version of the Index of Online Judicial Services (ISJL)

Santiago de Chile, May 30, 2018

 

 

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) presents the third version of the Index of Online Judicial Services (ISJL).

 

 

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JSCA publishes second volume of reflections on the need for criminal justice reform in Brazil

Santiago, April 24, 2018

The Portuguese-language publication is one of the results of the Brazilian Training Program on Criminal Procedure Reform, which JSCA executed with various Brazilian institutions.

The book is an invitation to redefine the current system in order to move towards an adversarial and oral justice system.

The new publication is available online at https://bit.ly/2HVOLEt


JSCA presents the second volume in the series Challenging the Inquisition: Ideas and Proposals for Criminal Procedure Reform in Brazil. The Portuguese-language publication is one of the results of the Brazilian Training Program on Criminal Procedure Reform, which JSCA executed with various Brazilian institutions. It brings together ideas from various criminal justice system stakeholders, contextualizing the situation of Brazil within Latin American justice systems and identifying steps that the country could take. Brazil is the only nation in the region that maintains an inquisitorial criminal justice system rather than an adversarial one. 

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Winners of Argentina’s National Quality of Justice award visit Chilean criminal justice system institutions

Santiago, April 11, 2018

A delegation of the winners of the National Quality of Justice Award given for the first time by Argentina’s Ministry of Justice and Human Rights will spend one week in Chile to take part in a visit organized by JSCA. The purpose of the exercise is for participants to learn about the work of the criminal justice system’s support agencies.

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En Quito, a 28 de Noviembre del año 2012, reunido el Consejo Directivo, con la participación de los Consejeros Marc Rosenberg (Presidente), Russell Wheeler, Ernesto Pazmiño, Santiago Pereira y Pedro B. Dallari y, en virtud del artículo 13 de su Estatuto y 11, 12, 18 y 19 de su Reglamento, resuelve:

 

1. Saludar y felicitar a los consejeros Pereira y Dallari por su incorporación al Consejo Directivo del Centro de Estudios de Justicia de las Américas.

2. Aprobar y agradecer la exposición del Director Ejecutivo, Cristian Riego, y felicitar su Informe de Actividades, especialmente en lo relativo al desarrollo de proyectos que han permito sustentar acciones y recursos en el tiempo generando un impacto regional destacado. Particular mención tiene en este contexto el Seminario desarrollado en Quito: “Diálogo sobre los Desafíos de las Reformas en materias no penales en América Latina”, transmitida online a través de soporte de internet, potenciando su impacto. El Consejo hace propicia la ocasión de agradecer al Consejero Ernesto Pazmiño el compromiso adquirido por la Defensoría Nacional del Ecuador para la organización y apoyo en la implementación de esta actividad.

3. Aprobar la presentación del Plan de Trabajo y Presupuesto 2012 – 2013. El Consejo manifiesta por unanimidad su conformidad con las líneas trazadas por la Dirección Ejecutiva para asegurar la sustentabilidad de los componentes del Plan Estratégico de CEJA.

4. Escoger la propuesta técnica de servicios de auditoría, presentada por Moore Stephens Consultores y Auditores, en el marco del proceso de licitación 2012-2014 llevado a cabo el 22 de noviembre de 2012. Para estos efectos el Consejo adopta por unanimidad esta decisión luego de haber escuchado una exposición del Secretario del Consejo, sobre la evaluación de propuestas y revisados los antecedentes institucionales y ofertas técnicas y económicas presentadas por los proponentes.

5. Designar por unanimidad al Consejero Ernesto Pazmiño como Vicepresidente del Consejo Directivo. Se hace propicia la ocasión para agradecer la conducción, trabajo y compromiso del Consejero Russel Wheeler como miembro y presidente del Consejo.

6. Ratificar los acuerdos de cooperación suscritos con el Sindicato de Trabajadores del Ministerio Público de Lima; la Universidad de Tarapacá de Arica; la Fundación Centro de Estudios en Democracia, Justicia y Seguridad ( CEDJUS) de Tucumán, Argentina; la Asociación Costarricense de la Judicatura ( ACOJUD); el Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Procesal ( ICDP); el Centro de Estudios de Actualización en Derecho ( CEAD), de Querétaro, México; el Human Rights Research Research and Education Centre of the University of Ottawa, Canada; la Fundación Construir de La Paz, Bolivia; el Ministerio de Interior del Ecuador; el Poder Judicial de la Provincia de Tucumán, Argentina; el Colegio de Magistrados, Integrantes del Ministerio Público y Funcionarios del Poder Judicial de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina; la Corte Suprema de Justicia de República del Paraguay. Ratificar asimismo el Memorándum de Entendimiento suscrito con el Instituto di Ricerca sui Sistemi Giudiziari ( IRSIG) de Bologna, Italia y el Acta Acuerdo Complementaria al Convenio Marco de Cooperación entre el Ministerio Público Fiscal de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

7. Acordar la realización de una próxima reunión del Consejo Directivo durante el mes de diciembre del año 2013, en Santiago de Chile. Se encomienda al Secretario explorar e informar al Consejo la fecha más propicia con este objetivo.

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