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October 04, 2017

Amicus Curiae Brief: Case of Baguazo

Professor Michael Newton, a Justice Defenders Program volunteer, filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of Peru arguing that the prosecution of indigenous leaders for alleged misconduct during social protests should be handled in local courts, not arbitrarily moved to a special court in the capital, far from the location of the incident in question.

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