Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Lawyers Without Borders

Lawyers Without Borders, an international not-for-profit focused on promoting rule of law, announced today the appointment of Anne B. Rudman as chair of the organization’s board of directors. Over the past six years Ms. Rudman has worked with Lawyers Without Borders to implement trial advocacy programs in Liberia, Kenya, and Uganda. In addition, she has conducted legal training with the organization, emphasizing trial advocacy skills for criminal practitioners, judges, and magistrates in Liberia and Ghana.

Founded in 2000, Lawyers Without Borders is a U.S.-based international nonprofit dedicated to preserving the integrity of the legal process and access to justice through training, community outreach, capacity building, neutral observation, and other mechanisms that support rule of law in national contexts consistent with international norms.

Get more information about the organization here (including how to support its important work).

(adapted from a press release from Lawyers Without Borders) (mew)

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