Archive for 2020

September, 2020

Vance Center Africa Program Update

The Vance Center's African Legal Fellows participated in several events to conclude their fellowship year: Read More

September, 2020

Vance Center Co-Organizes International Conversation on Guatemala’s Judicial Independence

Continuing the Vance Center’s engagement in Guatemala, Latin America Policy Director Jaime Chavez Alor participated in a webinar co-organized with the International Legal Assistance Consortium,... Read More

September, 2020

Vance Center Presents Venezuelan Victim Testimony to Inter-American Court of Human Rights

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights recently held a virtual proceeding to consider testimony from two victims in the case Mota Abarullo and others v. Venezuela. The case concerns the death o... Read More

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