By Ghadeer Ghloum
KUWAIT: The United States Department of Justice’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) held a joint workshop with the Kuwait Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies (KIJLS) titled “Judicial Principles and Application – A Judicial Conference” at KIJLS center on Monday. The workshop was at the presence of the Councilor Hani Al-Hamdan, United States’ Deputy Chief of Mission to Kuwait James Holtsnider, Councilor Adnan Al-Jaser and judges from Kuwait, United States, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
During the opening remarks, Hamdan said that this conference represents the ongoing cooperation between the institute and OPDAT, adding this workshop is held to exchange specialized knowledge in the legal and judicial fields. He also mentioned this workshop will be rich in important topics and issues related to judicial rulings and their applications. Therefore, it is a real contribution to development in this field, especially as the US Department of Justice has shown great interest in this conference and has sent a number of competent and high-level judges to attend it.
“Today’s conference aims to enhance modern…