Justice through accountability
TrialWatch seeks to contribute to, and learn from, the growing community of trial monitors and fair trial advocates around the world. The first TrialWatch Conference was held on April 25, 2019 at Columbia Law School in New York City. Through this annual conference, TrialWatch looks forward to engaging local, regional, and international experts and advocates to facilitate the sharing of best practices and experiences regarding trial monitoring and related advocacy strategies.
The world is becoming increasingly authoritarian, and authoritarian leaders are increasingly using courts to consolidate their power. Although the judiciary is often the best protection against abuses of power, compliant or corrupt judges can also be a tool to stifle dissent and oppress minorities...Learn More