Event Title

From Legal Services to International Development of the Rule of Law: A Perspective on Working for Social Justice

Presenter Information

Terry Rogers

Start Date

20-10-2011 12:00 AM

End Date

20-10-2011 12:00 AM

Description

Terry Ann Rogers’s most recent international posting was as the director of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Women’s Legal Rights Initiative in India, where she pioneered the development of a women’s lobbying organization and a Muslim women’s rights project. Prior to her employment at IFES, Rogers was the Country Director for Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia, and Croatia for American Bar Association/Central and East European Law Initiative, where she managed programs in judicial reform, bar association development, gender equity, legal aid, law school reform, public advocacy and human rights law reform. From 1999 to 2000 Rogers was Chief of Party for AMIDEAST in Palestine, working on development of the Palestinian Bar Association. Prior to her experience in Palestine, Rogers was the American Bar Association/Central and East European Law Initiative (now ABA/ROLI: Rule of Law Initiative) Liaison to Macedonia. In Macedonia she assisted judges, lawyers, and law schools with law reform, including furthering judicial independence, continuing judicial education, clinical legal education, and drafting anti-domestic violence legislation. Rogers worked in 1995–96 on development of the rule of law in Kyrgyzstan. She practiced law for 17 years in Oregon at Multnomah County Legal Aid Service and started her legal career in private practice in California in 1974. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law.

 
Oct 20th, 12:00 AM Oct 20th, 12:00 AM

From Legal Services to International Development of the Rule of Law: A Perspective on Working for Social Justice

Terry Ann Rogers’s most recent international posting was as the director of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Women’s Legal Rights Initiative in India, where she pioneered the development of a women’s lobbying organization and a Muslim women’s rights project. Prior to her employment at IFES, Rogers was the Country Director for Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia, and Croatia for American Bar Association/Central and East European Law Initiative, where she managed programs in judicial reform, bar association development, gender equity, legal aid, law school reform, public advocacy and human rights law reform. From 1999 to 2000 Rogers was Chief of Party for AMIDEAST in Palestine, working on development of the Palestinian Bar Association. Prior to her experience in Palestine, Rogers was the American Bar Association/Central and East European Law Initiative (now ABA/ROLI: Rule of Law Initiative) Liaison to Macedonia. In Macedonia she assisted judges, lawyers, and law schools with law reform, including furthering judicial independence, continuing judicial education, clinical legal education, and drafting anti-domestic violence legislation. Rogers worked in 1995–96 on development of the rule of law in Kyrgyzstan. She practiced law for 17 years in Oregon at Multnomah County Legal Aid Service and started her legal career in private practice in California in 1974. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law.