Germany’s Foreign Ministry announces digital event on the state of justice and security in Central America

On November 5, Germany’s Federal Ministry of Foreign Relations will hold a digital event to present the project “Promoting the Rule of Law in the Northern Triangle.” The purpose of the event is to analyze and raise the profile of challenges in the area of justice and security in the Northern Triangle of Central America, which includes Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. The official statement…

The Brazilian Procedure Law Institute and JSCA promote the participation of women researchers to improve access to justice

The document aligns with the gender equality policies that are being promoted for the region. Encouraging research by women on the performance of procedure systems to improve access to justice based on the importance of gender parity is one of the goals of the “Women in Procedure” project created through a collaboration agreement between the Brazilian Procedure Law Institute and JSCA. This is the first…

Representatives of Canada, Ecuador and Paraguay elected to the Board of Directors of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA)

The vote of the OAS General Assembly determined that Benjamin Berger, María del Carmen Maldonado and María Victoria Rivas will join the board beginning January 1, 2021 and will serve through 2023. In the context of the 50th Regular Session of the General Assembly, the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) elected three new members to the JSCA Board of Directors. The…

[NEW PUBLICATION] JSCA focuses on post-pandemic dispute resolution using judicial dispute resolution

-Judicial dispute resolution can be an effective response to the increase in disputes that threaten to undermine the performance of justice administration systems. In response to the clear backlog of cases that justice services and courts in the Americas must move through and the increase in litigiousness caused by the global pandemic, the Justice Studies Center of the Americas will work on dispute resolution using…

JSCA launches competition aimed at exploring the impact of civil procedure reforms on the practice of law

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas is launching a competition designed to measure the impact of civil procedure reforms on the practice of law in the region in the context of the program “Improving Access to Civil Justice in Latin America,” which JSCA is developing with the support of Global Affairs Canada. The goal of the competition is to encourage multidisciplinary research on how…

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