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Fighting Corruption in the Judiciary:

Fighting Corruption in the Judiciary: A perspective from Latin America
Thursday, July 15, 2021 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Program Fee:
Free for Members | $15 for Non-Members
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The distinguished panel will discuss their experiences in dealing with corruption in Latin America and their perspectives on the important role the judiciary plays in combating this institutionalized corruption. Along with first hand experiences from judges we will also hear from the UN Rapporteur for the Independence of Lawyers and Judges who has worked to highlight this important issue. The discussion will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation.

Diego Garcia Sayan, UN Rapporteur for the Independence of Lawyers and Judges
Judge Erika Aifán, Judge from Major Risks Tribunal Criminal Court in Guatemala
Magistrate Carolina Alcalá Valenzuela, Federal Judge in Mexico
Magistrate Hermens Darío Lara Acuña, Criminal Magistrate Judge in the Superior Tribunal of Bogota

Jaime Chavez Alor
, Latin America Policy Director, Vance Center

Sponsoring Committee:
Inter-American Affairs, Michael A. Fernandez, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Committees:
Task Force for the Independence of Lawyers and Judges, Jessenia Vazcones-Yagual & 
Christopher Pioch, Co-Chairs
Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, Alexander Papachristou, Executive Director

Sponsored by:
Clyde & Co
Wilson William, LLC 

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