Author Archives: Johanna Fernandez

About Johanna Fernandez

CLASS Treasurer– 2015 Candidate for Juris Doctor at Cornell University Law School

Abortion Laws in El Salvador

Salvadoran abortion laws are what pro-choice advocates in the United States would call extreme. The abortion laws of El Salvador, which reflect many of the laws and general practices in Central America, deny abortion to women — no matter what the … Continue reading

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The Nicaraguan Canal

On June 13, 2013, the President of Nicaragua, President Ortega, and the chairman of HKND Group, Wang Jing, signed an agreement given HKND Group the exclusive rights to construct and manage the Nicaraguan canal and associated projects for 50 years.

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Casa Cornelia Law Center

The Casa Cornelia Law Center is a public interest law firm dedicated to helping indignant clients with pro bono legal services. The law center is located in San Diego, California and its clients are from all over the world; although, … Continue reading

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Prosecution in Progress for Former Guatemalan President Efraín Ríos Montt

Prosecution in Progress for Former Guatemalan President Efraín Ríos Montt On January 26, 2012, the Center for Human Rights Legal Action (Centro Para la Acción Legal en Derechos Humanos or CALDH) filed suit against Efraín Ríos Montt, former president of … Continue reading

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