JSCA invites the regional dialogue on the contributions and limitations of virtual hearings

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) announces that it will hold an event on the contributions and limitations of virtual hearings, on February 16, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Chilean time), in a virtual format. Held in the post-confinement context following the COVID-19 pandemic which forced the courts of justice to take urgent measures (teleworking, virtual hearings and electronic notifications) in order…

Welcome to JSCA Interns 2023

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) welcomes the 12 interns from Latin America who begin their collaboration with JSCA today.  The students and young professionals selected come from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Mexico and Peru. The Internship Program is an opportunity for young professionals and students to acquire knowledge and develop professionally in the field of justice in an organization of the…

JSCA elects new Board President and Vice President for the period 2023-2024

In the framework of the 50th regular session of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA), held in Santiago de Chile, headquarters of the organization, on 15 and 16 December 2022, the Board of Directors elected Councilor Maria Victoria Rivas (Paraguay), as the new president of the international organization, and Councilor Benjamin Berger (Canada), as the new vice-president, both for the period 2023-2024. The…

Access to justice from a gender and intersectional perspective: The most urgent challenges and experiences related to combatting inequality and discrimination in access to justice in the Americas

. Over 110 people including representatives of government institutions, Chilean police entities (detectives, police officers and members of the country’s prison service), justice institution operators, members of inter-governmental agencies, civil society, students and academics participated in a space organized to exchange experiences and challenges related to access to justice for women from an intersectional perspective. The event was organized by the Justice Studies Center of…

JSCA holds working meetings in Argentina with the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, the National General Public Defender, the Council of the Judiciary of Buenos Aires, the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, INECIP, Unidos por la Justicia, and AJUFE

From October 17-20, 2022, the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) was in Buenos Aires for the International Seminar “The Implementation of the Accusatory System in the Federal Criminal Justice System in Argentina,” organized in partnership with the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs and the United States Embassy in Argentina. As part of the visit to Buenos Aires, JSCA Executive Director…