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The Vance Center for International Justice and the New York City Bar Association have submitted an amicus brief to the Constitutional Tribunal of the Republic of Chile – Chile’s highest constitutional court – summarizing U.S. federal and state freedom of information laws.< Continue reading

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The government of Chile must pay damages to a judge who was denied custody of her children because she is a lesbian, ruled the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in a case in which the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice coordinated the drafting and submission of an amicus curiae brief signed by the New York City Bar Association and over a dozen other organizations.< Continue reading

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Alexander Papachristou has joined the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice as Executive Director. Papachristou previously was president of the Near East Foundation and an investment manager and attorney practicing in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. < Continue reading

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On April 7th and 8th, 2011, lawyers from firms, bar associations, law schools, and public interest institutions from more than 15 countries will convene at a conference in Santiago, Chile, to assess the future of pro bono legal practice and access to justice in the Americas. < Continue reading

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