Lusaka, Zambia, July 2017

In July 2017, two more experienced appellate advocates from the California Department of Justice, Anthony DaSilva and Bruce Slavin, led a three-day litigation skills workshop at the Office of the Attorney General, in Lusaka, Zambia for 47 participants from the Attorney General’s Office, the Ministry of Justice and National Prosecution Authority. The meeting was officially opened by Zambia’s Minister of Justice, Honorable Givens Lubinda, and televised on national TV. The course was well received, with the instructors receiving a standing ovation from the group at the closing ceremony. AGA representatives also attended events with the United States Ambassador to Zambia, Eric Schultz; Vice Chancellor of Cavendish University, Professor Mutale Musonda and his faculty; and the President of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ), Ms. Linda Kasonde.