Fifteen judges and legal professionals from five continents
visited the NJC one day last month as part of a program to promote
The dignitaries were guests of the International Visitor Leadership
Program, a nonprofit organization that invites foreign leaders to the
United States for three weeks to meet with American counterparts. They
came from Argentina, the Bahamas, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,
Hungary, Japan, Laos, Mexico, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, the
Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
Gerald Ramdeen, a senator from Trinidad and Tobago who was also chief
legal adviser to the island nation’s former president, said he thought
his country should establish an institution like the NJC.
In addition to their visit to Reno, the group met with organizations in San Francisco, Boston, Miami and Washington, D.C.
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