Máximo Langer Leads Workshop on New Trends in Criminal Procedure

Maximo Langer largeOn December 18 and 19, 2018, Máximo Langer hosted a workshop at the University of Buenos Aires Law School on "New Trends in Criminal Procedure" as way to advance two of the goals of the UCLA Transnational of Program of Criminal Justice: 1) creating new bridges and channels of communication and mutual learning between American legal academia and legal system and the legal academia and legal system of other countries; and, 2) supporting important and innovative work that people around the world are doing on criminal justice. The workshop covered, among other topics, plea bargaining, rules of evidence, standards of proof, juvenile justice, deliberation and decision-making rules of criminal verdicts, criminal justice and brain studies, and how the Argentine media and criminal justice system covered and dealt with criminal offenses committed by mothers in Argentina in the turn of the twentieth century.