Archive for 2021

December, 2021

Vance Center Launches South Africa Project

The Vance Center and the South African Fellows Legal Network (SALFN), in partnership with the U.S. Mission to South Africa, convened a virtual meeting to launch a new project addressing the gende... Read More

December, 2021

Vance Center Supports Report on Solitary Confinement

The Vance Center and the international law firm Weil managed the production of a report regarding the regulation of solitary confinement worldwide on behalf of Professor Juan E. Mendez of the Ant... Read More

December, 2021

Vance Center Participates in 16 Days of Activism

The Vance Center’s Women in the Profession program participated in the 16 days of activism against violence against women and girls campaign, culminating on International Human Rights Day. Read More

December, 2021

Vance Center Highlights Accountability Work in Brazil

On International Human Rights Day, Vance Center’s Human Rights Program highlighted the work of client Instituto Vladimir Herzog in Brazil, named after journalist Vladimir Herzog, victim of Braz... Read More

December, 2021

Update on Lawyers for Reporters

The Vance Center’s initiative with the Press Freedom Defense Fund to provide pro bono legal support to local journalism in the United States has continued to expand geographically and programma... Read More

December, 2021

Annual Appeal

      Dear Friends of the Vance Center, Amid widespread pressure on the rule of law and world leaders’ failure to address climate change and migration, the UN Human Rights Counci... Read More