Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas

Recent Activities

Thanks for Attending CAROLA's Annual Information Meeting

Wednesday, Sept. 19th, 2012

Thanks to all the incoming JDs and other members of the GULC community who stopped by to learn about opportunities to study or work in Latin America.  Also a special thanks to the 2Ls and 3Ls who were kind enough to share their experiences in Latin America.  


1Ls visit OAS for Orientation Tour

August 30th, 2012

On Thursday, August 30, Professors Alvaro Santos, Joseph Page, Imer Flores and Laura Pedraza-Fariña joined a group of incoming 1Ls for a tour of the Organization of American States.  The group was briefed in Spanish by Walter Alban, the Peruvian ambassador to the OAS.  Now in its ninth year, the tour allowed interested students to learn more about transnational institutions and legal development in Latin America.

Tex Harris visits CAROLA

November 16th, 2011

CAROLA hosted a breakfast with F. Allen “Tex” Harris, a career diplomat who influenced State Department policy on human rights. Harris spoke to students, faculty and others about his experiences as a political officer for the US Embassy to Argentina in the 1970s.  Harris helped the State Department gain a clearer picture of the worsening state of human rights in Argentina at the time.  He also fought to make sure that information about atrocities pierced political resistance at the embassy to reach policy-makers in Washington.

Adil Melendez Chats with Students at Georgetown Law

September 27th, 2011

Interested students and faculty gathered to hear remarks from Adil Melendez, a prominent Colombian human rights attorney. Melendez works with the National Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE) in an effort to draw attention to the human rights situation in Colombia.

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