ACIR Delegations and Hostings

Open World Governance Delegation 2010
Rule of Law Program


The Great Falls Advisory Commission on International Relationships hosted its sixth delegation to the region December 3-11, 2010. The rule of law program introduced members of the Russian judiciary to issues pertaining to Montana's administration of juvenile justice. The delegation included three Russian Supreme Court justices, two District Court judges and one City Court judge.

The delegation collaborated with Professors from the University of Great Falls, the Hon. Keith Strong, U.S. Federal Magistrate, the Hon. Patricia Cotter, Montana Supreme Court Justice, the Hon. Brian Schweitzer, Montana's Governor, as well as local prosecutors, defense attorneys, probation officers, support organizations and local district court judges involved in the administration of juvenile justice.