We are excited to announce our new modules on litigating freedom of expression cases in Latin America.
- International and inter-American standards on freedom of expression
- Accessing UN mechanisms
- Violence against journalists
- Digital rights
We hope these materials will be an invaluable resource for lawyers currently litigating freedom of expression cases in Latin America and we are proud to make them available to the legal community. Through this series of modules, we aim to support lawyers in their efforts to defend freedom of expression. The modules will be useful to lawyers working on strategic litigation and who want to learn more about the inter-American system. Law students and legal practitioners will also find them useful.
The research materials were prepared by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, with BLP Legal acting as the coordinating law firm, and the following law firms: Bruchou & Funes de Rioja; Linklaters LLP; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Arias Law; Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga; and Ferrere Abogados. This work was assisted by the Fundación Fabián Ponce Ordóñez.
All of our training materials have a Creative Commons licence. This means you are free to use and adapt them with appropriate credit.
For more information on our training programme or materials, please contact Hannah Stoate, Training Manager, at email@example.com.
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