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Immersion Program on Chilean Justice System Held for Mendozan Justice System Operators

A group of 20 justice system operators including prosecutors, judges and academics from the province of Mendoza, Argentina took part in an immersion program in the Chilean justice system in Santiago de Chile. The program was held May 10-13.

The purpose of the initiative was for participants to receive a general overview of criminal and labor justice in Latin America, including the main characteristics and problems evident today; information on the principal aspects of criminal and labor procedure reforms implemented in Chile; and content on the principles that marked their design and implementation, the adjustments that have been made, the current situation and current challenges.

A group of 20 justice system operators including prosecutors, judges and academics from the province of Mendoza, Argentina took part in an immersion program in the Chilean justice system in Santiago de Chile. The program was held May 10-13.

The purpose of the initiative was for participants to receive a general overview of criminal and labor justice in Latin America, including the main characteristics and problems evident today; information on the principal aspects of criminal and labor procedure reforms implemented in Chile; and content on the principles that marked their design and implementation, the adjustments that have been made, the current situation and current challenges.

Zúñiga and Professor Francisco Tapia, an expert on labor matters. Participants also visited criminal and labor courts to observe hearings, tour facilities and meet with staff members.