The U.S. Judicial System: Protecting Women and Children
August 8 - August 13
24 visitors from multiple countries will be coming to make professional connections in San Diego exploring the following specific objectives for the project outlined by the Department of State:
- Explore rule of law and the U.S. judicial system, with special emphasis on the legal structures in place to protect women and children;
- Identify discriminatory practices based on gender and methods of addressing and resolving them within the U.S. social, political, and legal sectors;
- Examine the juvenile justice system in the U.S. and best practices in treatment and rehabilitation tailored to the needs of juvenile offenders and their families; and
- Create linkages among professionals in the legal field working to promote international cooperation in strengthening access to justice for women and children.