A Non-Profit Access to Justice Initiative

We are committed to creating globally greater access to justice through pro bono, rule of law and justice education initiatives.

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Upcoming Justice Events

22 Feb – 2 Mar 2021

9th Asia Pro Bono Conference and Access to Justice Exchange – Cebu Philippines

The 9th APBC and Access to Justice Exchange will be held in Cebu City, Philippines (22 February – 2 March 2021) with the theme:  ASIA VISION 20/20: PRO BONO, PRO-ACTIVE.  They are being guided and organized by an ASEAN regional organizing committee, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, and the vibrant Filipino pro bono community.

30 Nov – 6 Dec 2020

Asia Access to Justice Week – Chiang Mai, Thailand

The A2JW  focuses on both raising awareness of Access to Justice (A2J) challenges throughout Asia and globally and identifying practicable and suitable strategies to overcome these barriers.

30 Nov – 6 Dec 2020

Asia Region CLE Mock Trial Workshop & Event – Chiang Mai, Thailand

CLE Mock Trial allows students to develop legal, analytical and advocacy skills, thereby increasing familiarity with court process and enhancing participants’ appreciation and understanding of legal ethics.

30 Nov – 4 Dec 2020

The Justice Health & Fitness Fair

It is an awareness-raising event that gives groups working for social justice an invaluable opportunity to network while introducing their work to the public and promoting job and volunteer possibilities.

6 Dec 2020

11th Asia Justice Marathon

A signature awareness-raising event for the need for support and understanding of the access to justice issues. You’re not just running in another event, you’re running on a path to Justice.

1 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2020

The Global Pro Bono Move

Together we have 365 days to walk, run, bike, swim, wheel or move, a combined total of 40,000 KM. The Global Pro Bono Move (Walk Jog Bike, Swim, Wheel, Hike, Move) is an annual awareness and fundraising event (1 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2020) which supports greater access to justice and helps to build Rule of Law to protect the poor, vulnerable and marginalized. Donations will support critical justice issues magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Over 900 Legal Trainings

Since 2003, BABSEACLE has a proven record of inspiring training workshops with law teachers, lawyers, legal service providers, students and community members through Asia and globally.

100% Collaborative

BABSEACLE seeks to develop and strengthen positive partnerships and networks locally, regionally and internationally. We endeavor to link access to justice programs to civil society organizations, law firms, corporations, governmental policy makers, municipalities, and justice sector institutions. We welcome partnerships to support these access to justice champions.

We Support Justice Education Initiatives

Providing technical, administrative and organizational support and helping establish and strengthen university-based and community-based Clinical Legal Education (CLE) and Justice Education programs.

We Collaborate on Pro Bono Initiatives

Offering opportunities for pro bono departments of law firms and corporations to train and assist in the development of the professional, ethical and legal skills of lawyers and professors of law.

We Produce Interactive Legal Curricula

Develops and assists in the development of interactive legal curricula and manuals for university law faculties, community-based legal advisors, paralegals, non-governmental and governmental organizations.

We Train Trainers to Train

Conducts grassroots “training of trainers” workshops, using interactive, learner-focused methodology.

We Host an International Externship Clinic

Coordinates and hosts an International Legal Studies Externship Clinic and promotes course credit for eligible participating students.

We Collaborate and Connect Partners

Works to connect new university clinics, justice and pro bono initiatives with established university clinics, justice, and pro bono initiatives, as well as teaming clinics with pro bono departments of law firms and corporations.

Who Are We?

We are BABSEACLE, a 501-C-3 U.S. not-for-profit, access to justice/legal education organization which collaborates globally in the development of justice education and access to justice initiatives while simultaneously fostering generations of pro bono minded champions. BABSEACLE has been working collaboratively with universities, law students, law faculties, lawyers, members of the legal community, justice-related organizational partners, government and the private sector since 2003 to develop justice education and pro bono related programs throughout Asia and globally. These programs assist in providing access to justice services while simultaneously helping to build the next generation of social justice, pro bono minded champions. These programs and clinics assist communities, provide legal aid services and simultaneously help to build the next generation of social justice, pro-bono minded champions.

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ICIR Positions

ICIR Positions

Seeking ICIRs 2-Semester Placements in Myanmar (2018-2019) We are currently seeking ICIRs for 2-Semester placements in Myanmar (2018-2019). BABSEACLE regularly hosts a number of  “Clinicians-in-Residence”. These individuals are leading practitioners and thinkers in...

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