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JSCA and Ecuadorean Judiciary Council Sign Cooperation Agreement

In addition, the entities held the seminar “Dialogue on Judicial Conduct and Ethics.” The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and the Ecuadorean Judiciary Council signed a cooperation agreement on Friday, June 4. The purpose of the cooperation agreement is to develop a joint work plan on justice, democracy and related topics that will create spaces for discussion and the exchange of experiences. JSCA…

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Mandatory membership: Answers to an incomplete question María José del Solar, JSCA Attorney and Researcher In a column published by the digital news outlet Idealex.press, attorney and researcher María José del Solar of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) offers an exhaustive analysis of the proposal issued by the Chilean Bar Association to reestablish mandatory membership for legal professionals in that country. The…

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OCCA presented its fourth thematic report, which focuses on conflict in the healthcare sector in Latin America.

In the context of the project “Improving Access to Civil Justice in Latin America” with the support of Global Affairs Canada (GAC)  The Observatory on Civil Conflict and Access to Justice (OCCA) -created by the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA)– presented the results of its fourth thematic report, “Civil conflict and barriers to access to justice in Latin America.” The report was developed…

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Interview with Leonel González: “When the people participate in a trial as members of the jury, their negative perception of justice changes.”

In a conversation with Chaco TV Digital, JSCA’s Training Director noted the impact that the passage of the province’s law allowing trial by jury in civil matters will have on Argentina and Latin America. The passage of the law allowing trial by jury for civil matters  in Argentina’s El Chaco province beginning this year* has generated a great deal of interest due to its impact…

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[New publication] The Practice of Law in Latin America: In Search of an Agenda Vol. 1 (Spanish-language publication)

One of the study’s objectives is to offer an overview of training and oversight of the practice of law in order to identify the main critiques that have been offered in Latin America and the Caribbean. In an effort to explore the most important aspects of the practice of law, the Justice Studies Center of the Americas has published the report “The Practice of Law…