May 2023 – Chaffetz Lindsey’s Eduardo Mendez, Andy Frischknecht and Alex Walsdorf have contributed to the latest edition of the IBA Litigation Committee Newsletter. The newsletter publishes a number of insights from IBA Litigation Committee litigators placing focus on the promotion of the rule of law and its role in litigation across various jurisdiction.
Eduardo Mendez and Andy Frischknecht, a member of the IBA Litigation Committee and co-editor of the newsletter, conducted an interview with Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association. Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, a citizen of Togo, was appointed as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association in April 2018. Prior to his appointment, Mr Voule served as the Advocacy Director and led the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) in Africa. Among many other senior roles in the field of human rights, he also held the position of Secretary-General of the Togolese Coalition of Human Rights Defenders, campaigned for the Togolese Coalition for the International Criminal Court, and served as the Secretary-General of the Amnesty International section in Togo. Read the full interview here.
In a separate article, Alex Walsdorf explored the legal potential of ChatGPT, a widely popular artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot, by conducting an interview with the bot itself. “Advice for cross-border litigators – courtesy of ChatGPT,” demonstrates how ChatGPT can help lawyers with day-to-day tasks and assist in substantive work. Read the full article here.