In: ILF-Nepal

ILF-Nepal Wins Supreme Court Victory

On November 3, 2015, ILF-Nepal won a landmark case before Nepal’s Supreme Court. As a direct result of our advocacy, a common misdemeanor violation has been removed from the jurisdiction of quasi-judicial bodies and placed under the jurisdiction of District Courts. This decision will have an enormous impact upon the ability of Nepal’s poor to […]

The ILF is Actively Recruiting International Fellows for Tunisia, the West Bank, and Nepal

International Fellows are the backbone of the ILF’s success in its program countries. The ILF’s Natalie Rea International Fellows are lawyers with at least five years of criminal defense, prosecution, or judicial experience who volunteer to work and live abroad on three-month assignments. International Fellows mentor local lawyers day-in and day-out, case-by-case, to help develop […]

ILF-Nepal Completes Its Two-Year Training Program for Criminal Defense Lawyers

ILF-Nepal has successfully completed a two-year project to train criminal defense lawyers in Nepal. Participants commented that this training was an unqualified success, with many trainees saying they had never before had such a useful training experience. This is a tremendous achievement which has made a real difference in the quality of representation provided by […]

ILF-Nepal and Nepal Bar Association Sign Agreement to Develop Legal Aid Guidelines

ILF-Nepal signed an agreement today with the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) which will improve the quality of legal representation provided to poor persons accused of crimes in Nepal’s courts and quasi-judicial bodies. ILF-Nepal will work with the NBA to develop legal aid guidelines which set forth minimum performance expectations for lawyers who provide legal representation […]

ILF-Nepal Winter 2013 Case Notes

ILF-West Bank’s Winter 2013 Case Notes are now available. Click here for the .pdf file. Case Notes covers some of the issues that ILF-Nepal’s attorneys are working to address and selected cases of interest. This edition of Case Notes covers the legal aid activities carried out by the ILF-Nepal before the courts and quasi-judicial bodies while representing […]

ILF-Nepal Secures Funding from Swiss

Thank you to all of those who generously supported ILF-Nepal while we were seeking long-term funding.

ILF- Nepal Hosts Study Tour

ILF- Nepal hosted a study tour last week for representatives from the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN). Both organizations are based in New Delhi, India and are working on developing public defender centers and models in various states around India. Representatives of these organizations learned from the successful […]

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