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Santiago, August 27, 2019.

The Virtual Course on Gender and Justice in Latin America will be offered from September 10 through November 26, 2019. The course forms part of the institutional policy on gender equality implemented by JSCA. The course is open to anyone interested in issues of gender and justice, including legal professionals who work in state institutions or universities and attorneys in private practice, public officials, and legal assistants who work in courts, prosecutor’s offices or other institutions.


Santiago, August 22 2019.

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) presented the document Exploratory Study on Local Police Courts in Chile at the Supreme Court this morning. Undersecretary of Justice Juan José Ossa offered introductory remarks.


The authors of the report, Marco FandiñoGonzalo Fibla and Ananías Reyes, presented the main findings and conclusions of the research before Chilean justice officials and professionals.

Santiago, August 21 2019.

The fourth version of the National Procedure Law Seedbed Competition -organized by the Universidad Diego Portales Law School’s Procedure Law Department and the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA)- concluded successfully after two days of competition. The team representing Universidad Alberto Hurtado (UAH) directed by Professor Rosa Olave was the winner.

The UAH seedbed team won first prize with the presentation “Gender Stereotypes in the Judicial Process: Critical Analysis and Latin American Comparative Law” from among the four finalists, which represented Universidad Diego Portales, Universidad Católica del Norte, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Viña del Mar) and Universidad de Chile.

August 21, 2019.


The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and the Universidad Diego Portales Law School (UDP) presented the seminar “Gender Biases in the Legal World” with the support of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and the Judicial Branch. The event took place in the Supreme Court Salon of Honor on August 21 and was attended by various Judicial Branch officials and Chilean law students. [SEE VIDEO ]


Santiago August 7 2019.


The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) with the support of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) organized the international seminar “Case Management as a Mechanism of Flexibility and Efficiency in the Judicial Process.” The goal of the event was to allow participants to share international experiences related to this issue and discuss how case management can be implemented in Chile and the rest of Latin America.


The opening remarks were offered by JSCA Executive Director Jaime Arellano, JSCA Director of Research and Projects Marco Fandiño, and Meridith Henley, the Political Advisor of the Canadian Embassy in Chile.


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