‘How to Build a CLE Program’ workshop for the universities in the South of Thailand
Jun30

‘How to Build a CLE Program’ workshop for the universities in the South of Thailand

Nattakan Chomputhong and Douglas MacLean BABSEACLE and BABSEACLE Foundation opened the month of May, with a two-day workshop, in beautiful Song Khla, Thailand. The theme was ‘How to Build a CLE Program’, and was held, in Southern Thailand, for the benefit of legal education institutions and legal practitioners. Hosted by Thaksin University, on May 1-2, the workshop gathered law lecturers, university policy makers, prosecutors and...

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Wat Sai Moon—The Smiling Children
Jun30

Wat Sai Moon—The Smiling Children

By: Marieke Johnson, BABSEACLE Externship Participant and Law Student at Ohio Northern University On June 8th, 2014, I taught English at Wat Sai Moon for the first time. I went with a fellow intern, Parvinder Nijjar. As participants in the Externship Program offered by BABSEACLE, we not only participate in our daily work assignments, but also complete a community service requirement. I have chosen teaching English to children as one...

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Combined Legal Ethics Curriculum: Creating a Universal Guide for Teaching Legal Ethics
Jun30

Combined Legal Ethics Curriculum: Creating a Universal Guide for Teaching Legal Ethics

By Josh Harvey, BABSEACLE Volunteer Due, in part, to the efforts of BABSEACLE and its many partners, access to justice Clinical Legal Education (CLE) programmes now exist throughout the Southeast Asian region. With the development of CLE programmes across this region, it has become evident that many of the universities throughout this region do not havea post-secondary, legal ethics and professional responsibility course. This has...

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Experiences from Participants in the Legal Studies Clinic (Thai internship program) from 21 April – 16 May
Jun30

Experiences from Participants in the Legal Studies Clinic (Thai internship program) from 21 April – 16 May

BABSEACLE hosted seven interns from Thaksin University and Kasetsart Unviersity, for the Legal Studies Clinic, 2014. Through the Legal Studies Clinic, interns learned about CLE (Clinical Legal Education), team building, legal English Class, working with an international organization and management and administrative systems. Interns applied their community teaching training, by teaching single mothers at the Wildflower Home...

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Building an International Team by Hiking to Doi Suthep
Jun30

Building an International Team by Hiking to Doi Suthep

By: Parvinder Nijjar, BABSEACLE Externship Participant and Law Student at Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Alexis Duecker, BABSEACLE Externship Participant and Law Student at Drexel University The hike to Wat Doi Suthep began early on our first Saturday in Chiang Mai.  All the interns, Helen Yandell, BABSEACLE Director, and three members of the Thai team, guided by Dang, a volunteer, piled into a red truck and,...

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