June, 2023

Lawyers for Reporters Expands Staff and Advisory Capacity

Zach Press. (Photo: Courtesy Zach Press) Zachary M. Press joined the Vance Center as a Staff Attorney for Lawyers for Reporters, joining Managing Attorney Kay Murray as the program’s second ful... Read More

May, 2023

Vance Center Launches Global Defamation Defense Program on World Press Freedom Day

Vance Center Executive Director Alexander Papachristou; Pavla Holcová, OCCRP’s Regional Editor for Central Europe; and Peter Noorlander, start-up executive director of Reporters Shield, at the... Read More

May, 2023

Vance Center Hosts Panel Addressing Urgent Legal Questions on Russian Government Assets and the War in Ukraine

Moderator Taisa Markus and panelists Tetyana Nesterchuk, Paul Stephan, Lee Buchheit, and Ulyana Bardyn at the Ukraine Project panel discussion at the New York City Bar Association, May 23, 2023. ... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Joins Launch of Global Defamation Defense Program

Reporters Shield, funded by USAID and others, will assist media and other independent reporting organizations worldwide with legal defense against defamation lawsuits and related claims.  Papach... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Welcomes New Lawyers for Reporters Managing Attorney

(Photo credit: Diane Bondareff) Kay Murray joined the Vance Center in April 2023 as Managing Attorney of Lawyers for Reporters, scaling up the program’s work providing pro bono legal represent... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Honors Law Firms’ Contributions to Keep Families Together

Representatives of awardee firms and Vance Center staff at the 2023 KFT Awards in Guatemala City. (Photo credit: Vance Center) For the first time, the event took place in person, with a Zoom stre... Read More