March 31 - April 1, 2015
Minister Francisco Falcão and other Ministers from the Superior Tribunal de Justiça do Brasil will visit the law school and will participate in a seminar introducing the Brazilian judiciary and judicial systems to law firms, businesses, international organizations, NGOs, and to the American public.
Week of January 26, 2015
Discussions are underway for a week-long training course on mediation for Brazilian judges, co-sponsored by the law school and the Straus Center for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University Law School, the Univeristy of Maryland Law School Center for Dispute Resolution, and experts in international conflicts. The course would be taught in the office of the American Bar Association in Washington, along with the Rule of Law Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean of the ABA.
It is expected that this program is repeated once a month in the twelve months of 2015.
Negotiations are underway with the Association of Federal Judges of Brazil (AJUFE) for a week-long course at the law school, which would be an introduction to American law for Brazilian federal judges.