Posted In: October 2012

ILF Advocacy Director Speaks at Michigan Law School’s ‘Human Rights Week’

ILF advocacy director Jennifer Smith recently addressed students at Michigan Law School to kick off Michigan Law’s annual “Human Rights Week,” which focused on detention issues within the US and abroad. Ms. Smith focused on the global crisis of excessive pretrial detention, which can be alleviated through the adequate implementation of the right to counsel […]

ILF Hosts UN General Assembly Side Event on Access to Legal Aid

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, the International Legal Foundation co-hosted a high-level side event along with the Republic of South Africa and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime on “Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems.” The panelists provided commentary about their countries’ strategies and challenges in providing effective and efficient criminal legal […]

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