NATLAW EVENT – Influential Women Across Borders – April 26, 2013(4/15/2013)-NatLaw would like to invite all members of the Tucson community to join us for a great local event the night of April 26, 2013. The event “Influential Women Across Borders” will feature three amazing female speakers, cocktails, appetizers and more. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit our [...]
Special Conversations – Rethinking Money: A Wildcat Currency?(3/25/2013)-On March 25, 2013 NatLaw Senior Research Attorney Marek Dubovec will join Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, authors of “Rethinking Money: How Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity” for a special conversation at the University of Arizona. The conversation will discuss how 4000 communities around the world have started to monetize the invisible economy for a [...]
2012 Recap – NatLaw Training Locations(2/26/2013)-In 2012 NatLaw’s Training Program was very active. This map highlights all the locations NatLaw held training courses in Oral Trials Advocacy over the last year. NatLaw’s training team visited many of these Mexico locations multiple times during the year to hold repeat trainings.
Secured Transactions Reform in Zambia(2/13/2013)-Under the NLCIFT-IFC consulting contract, NatLaw Senior Research Attorney Dr. Marek Dubovec visited Zambia last week to meet with the drafting committee for the country’s Secured Transaction reform. The committee includes various stakeholders from both the private and public sectors (e.g., the Central Bank, Registries of Vehicles and Companies, Barclays bank, etc. They discussed various [...]
NatLaw Director Visits Kyoto Law School(1/31/2013)-In early January, NatLaw Director Boris Kozolchyk traveled to the Doshisha University School of Law in Kyoto Japan to participate in a signing ceremony of on behalf of the James E. Rogers College of Law. Professor Kozolchyk also acted as a guest lecturer for the University while there.
NatLaw and ACCESO Capacitación team up to offer Oral Trial Training(12/22/2012)-NatLaw and ACCESO Capacitación of Cal Western Law School in San Diego California join forces to train 30 lawyers from Mexico on the theoretical and practical aspects of Oral Trials for Commercial Matters. During the 4 day course, Judges, litigants, court officials and professors were were trained in techniques and skills used in litigation designed [...]
Bankruptcy Training in Colombia(12/16/2012)-At the end of December 2012, NatLaw conducted its first ever Oral Trial Training in Colombia! The training was attended by Bankruptcy judges and received great reviews from the students. Instructors included NatLaw Research and Development Director Cristina Castaneda, recently retired United States Bankruptcy Court Judge Charles G. Case II, and Emory University School of Law [...]
First Train the Trainers Program in Yucatán(12/3/2012)-In early December, with the assistance of USAID-Mexico, the NatLaw training team traveled to Mérida, Yucatán in México to conduct the first “Train the Trainers” session on Oral Trial Skills for judges. During this program, instructors taught students how to teach future trainings of oral trial skills. This is the second time NatLaw’s training team [...]
Public Defender Training in Guanajuato(11/28/2012)-NatLaw’s training team returned once more to Guanajuato to conduct a training November 24-27, 2012. This training was composed of two groups totaling over 100 participants and including mostly public defenders but also some private attorneys. The team received very positive feedback and participants especially like the inclusion of the hypothetical case as the base of [...]