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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).

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.



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.”

 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.



Santiago, January 29, 2019

In the coming months, the Ministry of Justice will release a new version of the New Civil Procedure Code bill.

In view of this, a group of academics and professionals from various public and private institutions convened by the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and the Universidad Diego Portales (UDP) and Universidad Alberto Hurtado (UAH) Law Schools discussed the design, scope and premises of this governmental decision.


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