Lawyers Council

October, 2021

Lawyers Council Focuses on Judicial Appointments in Mexico

The Vance Center's Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights published a call for action and a policy brief (available in Spanish) analyzing Mexico's process for appointing Supreme Court Just... Read More

July, 2021

The Lawyers Council Hosts Webinar on Anti-corruption Efforts in Latin America

The Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights hosted a regional webinar to consider the main findings of the recently-published Anti-corruption Assessment in Latin America 2020, delineating l... Read More

May, 2021

Lawyers Council’s Latin America Anticorruption Assessment Receives Widespread Coverage

Media throughout the Americas took note of the Latin America Anticorruption Assessment produced by the Vance Center’s Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights. It delineates legal efforts ... Read More

March, 2021

Vance Center Guatemala Webinar Receives Widespread Coverage

Guatemalan media reported extensively on the Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights webinar “The Future of the Rule of Law in Guatemala: Perspectives of the National and International Pr... Read More

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

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