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Rehnquist Center Co-Hosts Delegation of Judges from Kazakhstan

The William H. Rehnquist Center for the Constitutional Structures of Government is joining with the Tucson-Almaty Sister City organization to host a delegation of six judges and administrators from Kazakstan through the congressionally sponsored Open World judicial exchange program. The judges’ positions range from Judge, Military Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan to judges of regional courts.

The exchange will complement current judicial reform initiatives in Kazakhstan working to:

  • increase independence, effectiveness, and integrity of the judiciary;
  • strengthen the rule of law in Kazakhstan;
  • decrease corruption, support judicial independence, improve the judicial personnel system and internal judicial management ; and,
  • restore judicial integrity by increasing public access to judicial information and its management.


Posted:09/28/2013