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Course on criminal defense reporting open [Brazil]

Course on criminal defense reporting open [Brazil]

Posted on August 30, 2017

Deadline: 

September 13, 2017

College students can apply to attend a free course in São Paulo.

The course "Law and Criminal Defense Coverage" is part of the project "Repórter do Futuro" organized by Oboré, the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, in Portuguese) and Instituto de Defesa do Direito de Defesa.

The course will take place Saturdays, Sept. 30 to Nov. 11. Participants will learn about on criminal coverage, how the Brazilian criminal justice system works, the Jury Tribunal and high-profile trials, the "Operation Car Wash" scandal and more.

Candidates must attend a selection meeting and lecture on Sept. 16.

The registration deadline is Sept. 13.

For more information (in Portuguese), click here.