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18 May - online seminar "Impact of Coronavirus on Justice" - presentations of speakers

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The Seminar took place on May 18 on Zoom platform. During the event a number of issues were discussed:

– Experiences of chosen countries with the lockdown in Justice

– Pre-trial isolation and the right to defense. Access to a lawyer of detainees, suspects and accused persons deprived liberty in investigation and judicial proceedings.

– Victims of domestic violence and their rights in the context of access to justice – existing legal standards and current practice (experiences of lawyers).

– Legal privilege in COVID-19 pandemic times – a value in serious danger?

– Closer or more distant justice? Pros and cons of application of new technologies in access to justice.

Panel moderator was Ph. D. Piotr Chrzczonowicz, attorney-at-law and academic from Poland; and speakers were:

  • Professor Marcelo Castrogiovanni, advocate, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Monique Stengel, advocate, Treasurer of the Federation of European Bars, AEA-EAL immediate Past President, Paris, France
  • Vladimir Palamarciuc, advocate, Past President of the Moldavian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA), Chisinau, Moldova
  • Juan Nunez, advocate, AEA-EAL Past President, Barcelona, Spain
  • Tina Fernandez, barrister and solicitor, specialist in IT and technology, London, United Kingdom

You can find below presentations for download:

Piotr Chrzczonowicz (moderator) – introductory remarks – final

Piotr Chrzczonowicz (moderator) – slides

Marcelo Castrogiovanni

Tina Fernandez

Juan Nunez

Vladimir Palamarciuc

Monique Stengel

We will also add video recordings shortly.