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Paul Hastings Report Examines Violence Against Young Women

November 29, 2012


Milan, Italy As an international law firm that devotes considerable energy to pro bono and diversity projects, Paul Hastings LLP was asked by Terre des Hommes Italy to carry out a multijurisdictional research project on legislations aimed at fighting violence and abuse against young women. The study is called Violence Against Young Women: A Human Rights Violation and is part of Terre Des Hommes Italys campaign Indifesa.

Six teams of Paul Hastings lawyers in Milan, London, Paris, Frankfurt, New York, and Beijing analyzed the criminal statutes and case law that combat physical, sexual, psychological and economic forms of violence against young women in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Peoples Republic of China (PRC), Canada and the United States. The full report and abstract edition of the research project are available here.

Paul Hastings partners David Livdahl, Karl Balz, attorney Harald Feiler and associates Carmen Di Marino and Phara A. Guberman led the Paul Hastings team, which included associates Lisa (Huiyuan) Li, Amy (Yueqiao) Liu, Marcello Paduano, Sunayna P. Ramdeo, Jenna Browning, Roberto Peroni, Camille Bakouch, Julie Kappler-RivetMarilena Hyeraci, Flavio Acerbi, Jena Sold, Shawn Oakley, Rebecca Coveney, Annalisa Santini, Karina Bielkowicz, Anteo Picello and solicitor in England and Wales James Tempest.

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