November 20, 2012
During the month of November, explore the ABA’s social justice programs in action! The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ROLI) is an international development program that promotes the rule of law by working with in-country partners to build sustainable institutions and societies that deliver justice, foster economic opportunity and ensure respect for human dignity.
Visit the ABA And Justice for All Facebook page to learn more about opportunities for lawyers and law students to travel to these international locations and see first-hand the great work that this program is doing.
Honiara, Solomon Islands: Learn more about what the ABA ROLI has done since 2010 to coordinate the response to human trafficking in the Solomon Islands. You will have the opportunity to meet with individuals committed to combating human trafficking in local communities and more.
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan: Discover ABA ROLI’s criminal law reform program, which has helped establish an Advocates Training Center in 2008, making regular continuing legal education a possibility for the first time in Kyrgyzstan. The center has trained an average of 25 participants each month on issues including arrest warrants, pre-trial detention procedures and jury trials.
Amman, Jordan: See firsthand, the work of the ABA ROLI to educate young legal professionals on human rights, encourage legal education reform, combat human trafficking, and foster mentorship programs between new and more experienced female judges – since 2004.
Visit ABA’s Facebook page for more information.