April 26, 2013 Warsaw, Poland – The International Senior Lawyers Project-Europe, in partnership with the Polish Section of the International Commission of Jurists, announces the May 17 launch of a pilot program to promote the use of mediation to resolve certain cases before the European Court of Human Rights. <more>
On July 23rd, ISLP introduced its first book-length publication, Exporting the Matrix: The Campaign to Reform Media Laws Abroad, edited by Richard N. Winfield, head of ISLP's Media Law Working Group. Exporting the Matrix presents the personal accounts of 15 international media law specialists who have worked pro bono helping transitional democracies draft and revise legislation involving freedom of information and provide on-site assistance to local stakeholders around the world.
June 22, 2012 Freetown, Sierra Leone - Former RUF member Eric Koi Senessie was convicted late Thursday on eight of nine contempt of court charges alleging that he had attempted to induce five prosecution witnesses who testified in the Taylor trial to recant their testimony. Four of the counts alleged he had offered a bribe to a witness, and five of the counts alleged that he had attempted to influence a witness. <more>
June 20, 2012 New York, NY – ISLP Volunteers Steven Goldberg (US) and Jean-Louis Libert (Belgium) provided expert legal training support for a five-day workshop on June 11-15, 2012 for legal aid providers from Burundi, Nigeria, and Uganda. <more>
March 19, 2012 New York, NY – The Board of Directors of the International Senior Lawyers Project is pleased to announce that Garth Meintjes has been appointed Executive Director of the organization, effective as of March 1, 2012. <more>
October 17, 2011 London, UK – The International Senior Lawyers Project was officially launched in the UK today at an event hosted by the Attorney General, Dominic Grieve QC, and held at the offices of Hogan Lovells. <more>