Marcel Duhaut 2965, Providencia, Santiago, Chile (+56) 9 79996267
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University of California, Los Angeles, United States
Aug. 2013 – May 2014 Master in Laws (LL.M.), Specialization in Public Interest Law and Policy Henry Dunant Foundation Latin America, Santiago, Chile
Aug. 2011 - June 2012 International Diploma of Specialization, Social Rights, Public Policies and Global Management.
Pantheon-Assas University Paris II, Paris, France
July 2010 Summer University of continental law, Foundation for Continental Law. University of Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile
July 2009 Bachelor of Legal and Social Sciences, graduated with distinction. Bar Admission
Admission to practice law granted by the Supreme Court of Chile, December 3, 2010. Academic and Professional Experience
Universidad Diego Portales, School of Law, Santiago, Chile Oct. 2014 – Present Professor
Professor of Law, member of the Department of Procedural Law and the Procedural Reform Program. Research and publish in subjects related to judicial reform, access to justice, small claims courts and other related mechanisms, civil procedure and due process of law. Prepare research project proposals.
Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA), Santiago, Chile Sept. 2014 – Present Legal consultant
Advice and training activities for the research team of the international organization and supervise the implementation of the Index on Access to Judicial Information Online and the Index on Judicial Services Online, both regional indexes for the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS). Prepare technical and administrative reports. University of California Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug.2013 – Present Research Assistant
Research jurisprudence, doctrine and empirical studies in areas of law mainly related with International Human Rights Law, Access to Justice, Juvenile Criminal law. Data gathering, analysis and report on international and domestic jurisdictions. Assist faculties of the School of law in their research projects.
Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA), Santiago, Chile
Mar. 2011 – Jul. 2013 Coordinator of Management and Information Area, Attorney and Investigator Coordinate and lead projects for an international public agency on transparency and access to information, access to justice, and the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) in judicial systems. Prepare project proposals for international
prepare articles and reports. Present in various national and international conferences and similar activities throughout the Americas.
Oxford University Press, Santiago, Chile Oct. 2010 – Mar. 2013 ORIL Reporter
Analysis of Chilean jurisprudence under International Human Rights standards. Preparation of reports for the “Oxford Report on International Law.”
Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA), Santiago, Chile
Mar. 2010 – Mar. 2011 Investigator in Management and Information Area
Investigator for several projects. Participated and collaborated with JSCA staff in developing institutional work activities. Monitored training courses taught by JSCA professionals related to justice reform processes in Latin America.
Sept. 2009 – Feb. 2010 Pro Bono Intern
Collaborated on the Report on the State of Justice in the Americas 2008-2009. Participated in the Inter-American Program for Training Trainers for Criminal Procedure Reform. Interviewed key actors in the justice sector institutions for JSCA’s Judicial Systems Journal.
Alberto Hurtado University, INFOCAP, Santiago, Chile Sept. 2010 Professor, A Roof for Chile Foundation
Taught course on Access to Information and Chile’s Transparency Act to social leaders from economically disadvantaged communities.
University of Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile
Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2012 Professor, “Ethics and Legislation,” School of Journalism
Taught a course on ethics, national legislation and international standards on freedom of expression and journalism to fourth-year students in the School of Journalism.
Aug. 2010 – July 2011 Assistant Professor, “Game of Cases,” School of Law
Taught two versions of a course on legal reasoning and argumentation to first-year students in the School of Law.
Mar. 2011 – July 2011 Professor, “Writing workshop,” School of Law
Taught a writing workshop for first-year students in the School of Law.
Professional Practicum in Specialized Human Rights Office of the Legal Assistance Corporation of the Metropolitan Region, Santiago, Chile
September 2009 - March 2010 Applicant professional practicum to obtain a law degree
Represented clients in cases concerning violations of fundamental rights, Habeas Corpus, constitutional issues, criminal cases involving crimes against humanity, actions based on the Transparency Act, and the protection of migrants and other vulnerable groups.
Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.
Jan. 2008 – Mar. 2008 Professional internship
Monitored violations of the right to freedom of expression in the OAS member countries. Collaborated in the preparation of the Annual Report of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, assisted in drafting Eligibility Reports and other activities of the General Secretariat of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights during its 131st session.
Manuel Carvallo & Associates, Santiago, Chile Aug. 2007 – Dec. 2007 Legal Clerk, Legaltec Ltda.
Drafted and filed legal documents, and monitored the status of cases involving civil liability issues. Assisted lawyers in preparing legal proceedings.
Baeza Larraín & Rozas, Santiago, Chile Jan. 2006 - June 2006 Legal Clerk
Drafted and filed legal documents, and monitored the status of cases involving civil, criminal and employer liability. Assisted lawyers in preparing legal proceedings.
2013 Lead investigator in charge of the coordination and implementation of the project “Alternative Mechanisms for Expanding Access to Justice in Latin America”
2012 Lead investigator in charge of the coordination and implementation of the study “Report on the Functioning of Labor Justice in Santiago de Chile”
2010 - 2012 Lead investigator in charge of the coordination and implementation of the project “The Impact of Information Technologies in the Access to Judicial Information and Justice by the Citizenship” 2011 - 2012 Lead investigator in charge of the coordination and implementation of the project “Index on the
Accessibility of Judicial Information”
2011 - 2012 Lead investigator in charge of the coordination and implementation of the project “Index to Online Judicial Services”
2010 Facilitator in the project “Action Learning Program in Transparency, Access to Information and Accountability for Latin-American countries of the World Bank”.
2010 Research assistant in the project “Effective Justice: the role of new technologies in the transformation of the Judicial System”
2009 Research Assistant on the “Report on the State of Justice in the Americas 2008-2009”
2005 Collaborator on the “Annual Report on Human Rights” at the School of Law at the University of Diego Portales
2014: “Mecanismos para Ampliar el Acceso a la Justicia: Experiencias en Estados Unidos y las Unidades de Justicia Vecinal en Chile” [Mechanisms to Improve Access to Justice: Experiences in United States and the Neighborhood Justice Units in Chile]. Revista de Derecho Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso (currently under edition).
:“Reforma a la Justicia Penal Juvenil y Adolescentes Privados de Libertad en Chile: Aportes
Empíricos para el Debate” [The Reform of the Juvenile Criminal Justice and the Confined
Adolescents in Chile: An Empirical Contribution to the Debate]. Revista Política Criminal, Polít.
crim. Vol. 9, N° 18, 2014.
2014: “Access to Justice and Small Claims Courts: Supporting Latin American Civil Reforms through Empirical Research in Los Angeles County, California”. Pending publication.
2014 “Mecanismos Alternativos al Proceso Judicial para favorecer el Acceso a la Justicia en América Latina” [Alternative Mechanisms to the Judicial Process to Improve Access to Justice in Latin-America]. Justice Studies Center of the Americas. Available at www.cejamericas.org.
2013 “Reporte sobre el Funcionamiento de la Reforma a la Justicia Laboral en Chile” [Report on the Functioning of the Labor Justice Reform in Chile]. Justice Studies Center of the Americas. Available at www.cejamericas.org
2012: “Indicadores de CEJA: El rol de las TICs en una justicia para ciudadanos” [JSCA Indicators: The role of ICTs in justice for citizens]. Revista Sistemas Judiciales N° 16, pp. 6-17. Available at: www.sistemasjudiciales.org
2011: “De la Transparencia a la Relación con la Ciudadanía. Indicadores de CEJA en la Materia” [From Transparency to the Relationship with Citizens. JSCA Indicators on the Subject]. In: “Memoria 5to Seminario Internacional sobre Transparencia y Protección de Datos. Procuración e impartición de Justicia” [Report of the 5th Seminar on Transparency and Data Protection. Procuring and imparting justice] InfoDF. pp. 275-283.
2011: “The Use of New Technologies in the Judiciaries, Best Practices and precautions.” In: José A. Caballero, Carlos Gregorio y Linn Hammergren (comp.), “Buenas Prácticas para la Implementación de Soluciones Tecnológicas en la Administración de Justicia” [Best Practices for Implementing Technology Solutions in the Administration of Justice], IIJusticia, pp. 121-144. 2011: “Comentarios al Informe Para Chile “Desafíos para la Investigación y Persecusión Penal de los
Delitos Complejos en Países de las Américas” [Comments on the Report ‘Challenges for Criminal Investigation and Prosecution of Complex Crimes in the Countries of the Americas]. Revista Sistemas Judiciales N° 15, pp. 6-11.
2009: Contributor: “Reporte sobre el Estado de la Justicia en las Américas 2008-2009” [Report on the State of Justice in the Americas 2008-2009]. Justice Studies Center of the Americas. Available at www.cejamericas.org.
2007: “Reparaciones en el Sistema Interamericano de Protección de los Derechos Humanos” [Reparations in the Inter-American System of Human Rights], Universidad Diego Portales.
2013 BECAS CHILE. Scholarship received by the Program of Advanced Human Capital Formation of the National Commission on Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT), Government of Chile, for foreign master degree studies.
2013 Dean’s Fellowship. Scholarship received for the LL.M. Program. Specialization in Public interest Law and Policy at the UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California.
2011 Scholarship received for International Diploma of Specialization, Social Justice, Public Policies and Global Management. Henry Dunant Foundation Latin America.
2010 Scholarship received for participation in Summer University of continental law at the Foundation for Continental Law in Paris, France.
2007 Scholarship received from the University of Diego Portales School of Law to participate as an intern at the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.
Other leadership activities and affiliations University of Diego Portales
Mar. 2006 - Mar. 2007 Student in the Public Interest and Human Rights Clinic.
Mar. 2005 - Dec. 2005 Secretary of communications at the Student Center of the School of Law. Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)
Dec. 2013 – Jan. 2014 Human research – Basic scientist course Languages and Skills
Advanced level of written and spoken English. TOEFL iBT: 102 points. Fluency in Spanish as native language.
Advanced user level in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project. User level in STATA v.13 and Bizagi.