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U.S. Judges Attend 48th Annual Meeting of Magistrates in Montevideo

The delegation met with top Uruguayan lawyers and government officials

Posted: December 6, 2005

170 judges from 55 countries, including 6 U.S. judges, attended the 48th Annual Meeting of Magistrates in Montevideo, November 21-23, 2005. The delegation of U.S. judges consisted of the Honorable Charles R. Simpson III, United States District Judge from Kentucky, the Honorable Joanna Seybert, Federal District Judge from the Eastern District of New York, the Honorable Bernice Donald, United States District Judge, Eastern District of Tennessee, and the Honorable Mirinda Vicenty, Mario Morales Rosario, and Elizabeth Linares, all from Puerto Rico.

U.S. Chargé D'Affaires James Nealon hosted a luncheon for the visiting U.S. judges where they met and exchanged ideas with Uruguayan government officials, lawyers and academic figures in the area of law.

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Dr. Alejandro Abal, Dean of the School of Law, Universidad de la Republica; Dr. Felipe Michelini, Under Secretary for the Ministry of Education and Culture; Honorable Charles R. Simpson III, U.S. District Judge from Kentucky; Honorable Bernice Donald, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Tennessee; James Nealon, U.S. Chargé D´Affaires; and Honorable Joanna Seybert, Federal District Judge from the Eastern District of New York. The U.S. judges are part of a delegation attending the 48th Annual Meeting of Magistrates in Montevideo, November 21, 2005. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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Dr. Alejandro Abal, Dean of the School of Law, Universidad de la Republica; Dr. Felipe Michelini, Under Secretary for the Ministry of Education and Culture; Honorable Charles R. Simpson III, U.S. District Judge from Kentucky; Honorable Bernice Donald, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Tennessee; James Nealon, U.S. Chargé D'Affaires; and Honorable Joanna Seybert, Federal District Judge from the Eastern District of New York.
 

Clockwise around the table starting at left, Amanda Cordones, Alpha Buie, Dr. Mercedes Jimenez de Arechaga, the Honorable Mirinda Vicenty, Dr. Ruben Correa Freitas, Judge Vera Vargas Roldan, Dr. Raquel Landeira, Peter Harding, Dr. Nicolás Etcheverry, the Honorable Elizabeth Linares, Dr. Ivonne Carrión, the Honorable Mario Morales Rosario, Linda Gonzalez, Dr. Luis Simon, the Honorable Joanna Seybert, James Nealon, Dr. Felipe Michelini, the Honorable Charles R. Simpson III, Dr. Luis Sobot, the Honorable Bernice Donald, and Dr. Alejandro Abal. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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Clockwise around the table starting at left, Amanda Cordones, Alpha Buie, Dr. Mercedes Jimenez de Arechaga, the Honorable Mirinda Vicenty, Dr. Ruben Correa Freitas, Judge Vera Vargas Roldan, Dr. Raquel Landeira, Peter Harding, Dr. Nicolás Etcheverry, the Honorable Elizabeth Linares, Dr. Ivonne Carrión, the Honorable Mario Morales Rosario, Linda Gonzalez, Dr. Luis Simon, the Honorable Joanna Seybert, James Nealon, Dr. Felipe Michelini, the Honorable Charles R. Simpson III, Dr. Luis Sobot, the Honorable Bernice Donald, and Dr. Alejandro Abal.


Clockwise around the table starting at the bottom of the image, the Honorable Bernice Donald chatting with Dr. Alejandro Abal, Amanda Cordones, Alpha Buie, Dr. Mercedes Jimenez de Arechaga, the Honorable Mirinda Vicenty, Dr. Ruben Correa Freitas, Judge Vera Vargas Roldan, Dr. Raquel Landeira, Peter Harding, Dr. Nicolás Etcheverry, the Honorable Elizabeth Linares, Dr. Ivonne Carrión (not seen), the Honorable Mario Morales Rosario, Linda Gonzalez, Dr. Luis Simon, the Honorable Joanna Seybert (not seen), James Nealon, Dr. Felipe Michelini, the Honorable Charles R. Simpson III, and Dr. Luis Sobot. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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Clockwise around the table starting at the bottom of the image, the Honorable Bernice Donald chatting with Dr. Alejandro Abal, Amanda Cordones, Alpha Buie, Dr. Mercedes Jimenez de Arechaga, the Honorable Mirinda Vicenty, Dr. Ruben Correa Freitas, Judge Vera Vargas Roldan, Dr. Raquel Landeira, Peter Harding, Dr. Nicolás Etcheverry, the Honorable Elizabeth Linares, Dr. Ivonne Carrión (not seen), the Honorable Mario Morales Rosario, Linda Gonzalez, Dr. Luis Simon, the Honorable Joanna Seybert (not seen), James Nealon, Dr. Felipe Michelini, the Honorable Charles R. Simpson III, and Dr. Luis Sobot.

Ms. Alpha Buie, Dr. Mercedes Jimenez de Arechaga, the Honorable Mirinda Vicenty, and Dr. Ruben Correa Freitas. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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Ms. Alpha Buie, Dr. Mercedes Jimenez de Arechaga, the Honorable Mirinda Vicenty (Puerto Rico), and Dr. Ruben Correa Freitas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Dr. Felipe Michelini, the Honorable Charles R. Simpson III from Kentucky, and Dr. Luis Sobot. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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Dr. Felipe Michelini, the Honorable Charles R. Simpson III (Kentucky), and Dr. Luis Sobot.

The Honorable Bernice Donald from Tennessee, and Dr. Alejandro Abal. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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The Honorable Bernice Donald (Tennessee), and Dr. Alejandro Abal.
 


The Honorable Elizabeth Linares from Puerto Rico, and Dr. Ivonne Carrión. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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The Honorable Elizabeth Linares (Puerto Rico), and Dr. Ivonne Carrión.
 

The Honorable Mario Morales Rosario, Linda Gonzalez, Dr. Luis Simon, and the Honorable Joanna Seybert. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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The Honorable Mario Morales Rosario (Puerto Rico), Linda Gonzalez, Dr. Luis Simon, and the Honorable Joanna Seybert (New York).



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