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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Over 800 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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Justice Events

25 – 27 Oct 2018

7th Asia Pro Bono Conference

The Asia Pro Bono Conference is being held at the Harbour Grand Hotel in North Point, Hong Kong. The conference and accompanying workshops celebrate and emphasize pro bono legal work and legal ethics, discussing ways to further the outreach of the pro bono ethos and impact throughout Asia and around the globe.

09 Dec 2018

10th Asia Justice Marathon

The Asia Justice Marathon is being held in Chiang Mai Thailand alongside The Global Pro Bono Run/Walk. This is one of BABSEACLE signature awareness-raising events for the need for support and understanding of the access to justice issues faced by many. You’re not just be running in another event, you’re running on a path to Justice.

09 Dec 2018

The Global Pro Bono Run/Walk

The Global Pro Bono Run (Walk) is held in the same 24 hr period across the globe. This is an awareness-raising event to promote the positive work of lawyers.  As well as encouraging you to put the power in your run/walk by donating to support initiatives that provide greater access to justice and help to strengthen Rule of Law.

Team Updates

Our news items and updates are contributions from our BABSEACLE team members, interns, volunteers, and partners. Please take a few minutes to read the latest updates and we strongly encourage you to share them with colleagues, friends, family and on social media.

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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