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AMAmericas

AMAmericas is the informal alliance of pro bono lawyers working since 2012 to secure the right for marriage equality in Latin American countries. Founded by a group of lawyers led by Hunter Carter, Arent Fox partner and Vance Center Committee member, and Ciro Colombara, of Rivadeneira Colombara, Zegers Abogados, and board member of Fundación Pro Bono Chile, AMAmericas has had the support of the Vance Center in finding local counsel and coordinating some legal actions.

PRO BONO LAWYERS FOR LGBT+ CASES

The lawyers in this list have agreed to support in a pro bono basis legal work for LGBT+ cases.
Please contact vance@nycbar.org for more information.

Hunter Carter
United States of America
Ciro Colombara
Chile

Digital Library

This is an online database of public digital documents from several countries in the Americas, in English and Spanish, about the right to marriage equality and other related topics.

This digital library aims to facilitate lawyers and civil society organizations the search for information and cases that can be used as a reference for other cases in the region.

If you want to include a document in the AMAmericas digital library, please contact:
vance@nycbar.org

Country
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
Year
  • 2019
Type
  • Case
  • Other
DOCUMENT TYPE AUTHOR CASE CASE
REFERENCE
COURT COUNTRY DATE LANGUAGE
DENUNCIA DEL MOVIMIENTO DE INTEGRACIÓN Y LIBERACIÓN HOMOSEXUAL (MOVILH) CONTRA EL ESTADO DE CHILE Other MOVIMIENTO DE INTEGRACIÓN Y LIBERACIÓN HOMOSEXUAL (MOVILH); Hunter T. Carter; Ciro Colombara López Chile Español
Denuncia contra los Estados Unidos Mexicanos por infracción a los art. 1.1, 2, 17, 24 y 28.2 de la Convención Americana sobre Derechos Humanos Hunter T. Carter; Ciro Colombara López; Alex Ali Méndez Díaz Mexico 05/12/2014 Español
Matrimonio es un Derecho Humano: informe entregado al Senado de la Republica de Colombia Other Hunter T. Carter Colombia 04/22/2013 Español
SENTENCIA DE ALZADA Case

Cesar Antonio Peralta Wetzel, Hans Harold Arias Montero, Victor Manel Arce García, José Miguel Lillo Isla, Stephan Abran, Jorge Manuel Monardes Godoy

TERCERA SALA DE LA CORTE SUPREMA Chile 04/04/2012 Español
SENTENCIA ACCIÓN CONSTITUCIONAL Case

Cesar Antonio Peralta Wetzel, Hans Harold Arias Montero, Victor Manel Arce García, José Miguel Lillo Isla, Stephan Abran, Jorge Manuel Monardes Godoy

PRIMERA SALA DE LA CORTE DE APELACIONES Chile 11/03/2011 Español
SENTENCIA TRIBUNAL CONSTITUCIONAL Case

Cesar Antonio Peralta Wetzel, Hans Harold Arias Montero, Victor Manel Arce García, José Miguel Lillo Isla, Stephan Abran, Jorge Manuel Monardes Godoy

Tribunal Constitucional Chile 11/03/2011 Español
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See What's New
February 2019

AMAmericas update

Link here
July 2017

Vance Center Hosts Film and Discussion on Gender Based Violence and Human Trafficking

Link here