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Archive for 2020

July, 2020

Vance Center’s Afro-Descendent and Indigenous Diversity Initiative Makes First Selections

The TotalLAW Prep Mentorship Program of the Vance Center and TalentoTotal selected the first class of “candidates” who will receive mentoring and other support to pursue LLM degrees and one-y... Read More

July, 2020

Vance Center’s Network Submits Open Letters on Covid-19 Pandemic Impact on Women in Prison

Members of the Women in Prison Network, convened by the Vance Center, submitted open letters to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the Inter-American Commission on Human Righ... Read More

July, 2020

Vance Center Launches Report on Women’s Incarceration in Sierra Leone

The number of women in prison has dramatically increased around the world in recent years, yet little is known about the causes and consequences of women’s incarceration. Read More

July, 2020

Lawyers for Reporters Announces Website and Team

Lawyers for Reporters, the Vance Center’s collaboration with the Press Freedom Defense Fund to support local journalism in the United States, has officially launched its website: lawyers4report... Read More

July, 2020

Vance Center Supports Guatemalan Civil Society Coalition Against Restrictions on NGOs

The New York City Bar Association recently issued a press release on the report Guatemala: Revisions to the Law on Non-Governmental Organizations, produced by the international law firm Paul Weis... Read More

July, 2020

Vance Center Explores Endowment Funds for Environmental Protection in Brazil

The Environment Program assisted The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in analyzing a new legal regime for endowment funds to support environmental protection in Brazil. Read More