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Rwanda: First Legal Practice Institute

(June 2, 2008) On May 11, 2008, Rwanda's first center for the development of law, the National Institute of Legal Practice and Development, was launched. Prime Minister Bernard Makuza, who officiated at the opening ceremony, stated that the Institute's establishment conformed to the government's aim to reinforce the implementation of judicial reforms, which began in […]

Vietnam: National Lawyers’ Organization

(Apr. 2, 2008) A prime ministerial decision of January 16, 2008, approved a plan for the establishment of a national lawyers' organization in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) and of a steering committee for the SRV's first national lawyers' congress. The Vietnam Lawyers Federation (VLF), which will have legal person status, is a member […]