Astrid Liliana Sánchez Mejía Completes Dissertation on "(Un)protecting Crime and Human Rights Victims"

Astrid Liliana Sánchez Mejía has completed her Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) dissertation “(Un)protecting Crime and Human Rights Victims: The Adversarial Criminal Procedure Reform in Colombia” under the supervision of Professor Máximo Langer in the summer of 2015 at UCLA School of Law. This dissertation studies and analyzes the effects on crime victims’ rights—including victims of domestic violence and human rights violations—of the introduction of adversarial criminal process in Colombia. Liliana Sánchez will now continue her work as a professor of Javeriana University in Bogota.