Inquirer publishes Yatvin commentary on Miranda Decision’s 50th Anniversary

On Sunday, June 12, 2016, The Inquirer published a commentary by Alan L. Yatvin commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Miranda v. Arizona. Continue reading “Inquirer publishes Yatvin commentary on Miranda Decision’s 50th Anniversary”

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Yatvin on ethics panel in The Hague

ADCTraining_8Nov14On November 8, 2014, the Association of Defence Counsel Practising Before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ADC-ICTY) held an ethics training in The Hague, The Netherlands.  Alan Yatvin was a member of the panel entitled: Ethical Considerations During Pre-Trial Proceedings.  Alan is admitted to practice before the ICTY, the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (the consolidated residual court for the ICTY and the Rwanda Tribunal) and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC), also known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

Program attendees included ADC-ICTY members, interns and staff, as well as defence team members from the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), staff of the ICTY/ICTR/MICT Registry, Prosecution and Chambers, and students from various universities around The Hague.

At the ADC’s General Assembly on November 9th, Alan was elected to his 5th term as chair of the ADC-ICTY Membership Committee.

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Yatvin sworn into the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia

Yatvin takes Bar oath before the Appeal Chamber of the Court of Cambodia
Yatvin takes Bar oath before the Appeal Chamber of the Court of Cambodia

On May 21, 2014, Alan L. Yatvin appeared before the Court of Appeal in Phnom Pehn and was admitted to the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Alan is in Cambodia to be assigned as provisional International Co-Lawyer for a confidential suspect under investigation in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).  Also known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, the ECCC was created to try serious crimes committed during the Khmer Rouge regime 1975-1979. The ECCC was created by the government and the United Nations as an independent Cambodian court with international participation, applying international legal standards.

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50th Anniversary of Gideon

This month we commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963), which changed the face of criminal prosecution by declaring a broad right to counsel for poor criminal defendants.  Go to this page of our blog to learn more about the history of the decision.

http://popperyatvin.com/blog/gideon-v-wainwright/

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Thurgood Marshall Award Presentation

Here are a few pictures from the December 4, 2012 reception of the Criminal Justice Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, where Alan Yatvin was presented the 2012 Thurgood Marshall Criminal Justice Award.  Read more at the Section’s blog.

After Thurgood Marshall Award recipient Alan Yatvin was introduced by David Rudovsky (c), Section Chair Kevin Mincey (l) made the presentation.

Continue reading “Thurgood Marshall Award Presentation”

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