[EPHEMERIDES] World Sexual Diversity Day and International LGBTIQ+ Pride Day

World Sexual Diversity Day and International LGBTIQ+ Pride Day are celebrated June 25 and 28, respectively, to commemorate the Stonewall riot. The incident, which took place in the United States in June 1969, has been recognized as the first major milestone in the contemporary Western movement for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people. Over the past 50-plus years, significant progress…

[NEW PUBLICATION] CEJA-JSCA ® Working Paper. Technology, Criminal Proceedings, Hearings and Oral Trial

JSCA presents the new publication “CEJA-JSCA ® Working Paper. Technology, Criminal Proceedings, Hearings and Oral Trial” The document, which was developed by judges, academics and experts in technological developments, seeks to provide an initial basis for discussion in order to approach solutions to address the challenges posed by the situation of Covid-19. It weaves together regulatory aspects, standards and principles with electronic platforms, providing preliminary…

[NOVA PUBLICAÇÃO] CEJA publica quarto livro de reflexões sobre a necessária reforma à justiça penal no Brasil

O CEJA apresenta o quarto livro da série “Desafiando a Inquisição: Ideias e Propostas para a Reforma Processual Penal no Brasil”. O livro, publicado em português, é um dos resultados do Programa Brasileiro sobre Reforma Processual Penal, que o CEJA desenvolve com o apoio de diversas instituições brasileiras. No Programa, elas se reúnem e discutem as ideias de diferentes atores do sistema de justiça penal, contextualizando…

LGBTIQ+ individuals and access to justice: The case of Azul Rojas Marín vs Peru

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is commemorated on May 17. This is a very important day for the region due to the fact that violence against LGBTIQ+ individuals is prevalent throughout Latin America. The IACHR has found that there are concerning trends related to the right to access to justice of members of the LGBTIQ+ community. There is a dearth of reporting and…

New issue of Judicial Systems Journal: Criminal analysis in Latin America

The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) and the Institute for Comparative Studies in the Criminal and Social Sciences (INECIP) present a new issue of Judicial Systems Journal. The main topic of the issue is criminal analysis in the region’s public prosecutor’s offices based on perspectives and experiences from over 10 countries. Issue 23 of the journal starts with a discussion of the need…