Lawyers Council

September, 2020

Vance Center Supports Judicial Independence and Gender Equality in Mexico

As part of the Vance Center’s efforts to advance judicial independence in the region and in particular the work of Mexican women judges, the Vance Center organized a virtual conference “Judic... 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

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

June, 2020

Lawyers Council Keeps Focus on Judicial Appointments in Guatemala

The Vance Center’s Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights published a follow-up report available in Spanish analyzing Guatemala’s judicial appointments process and the new presidential... Read More

May, 2020

Lawyers Council Report Receives Widespread Coverage

Media throughout the Americas took note of the report Corruption in Times of COVID-19: a Regional Perspective on Public Procurement produced by the Vance Center’s Lawyers Council for Civil and ... Read More

April, 2020

Lawyers Council Focuses on Anti-Corruption Efforts During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Vance Center’s Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights is analyzing how the official response to the Covid-19 pandemic in Latin America is creating corruption risks.  Governments thr... Read More