Studying Human Trafficking in Laos
Jun30

Studying Human Trafficking in Laos

By: Kannika Aree, National University of Laos, Faculty of Law and Political Science Intern from Khon Kaen University My name is Kannika Aree and my nickname is Chompoo. I am a law student at Khon Kaen University in Thailand. I am currently doing an internship at Faculty of Law and Political Science Intern from Khon Kaen University and Village Focus International in Lao PDR.       The most enjoyable experience I have had working in...

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Learning Life Skills by Working in Laos at Village Focus International
Jun30

Learning Life Skills by Working in Laos at Village Focus International

By: Jariya Kullabut National University of Laos, Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education Intern from Khon Kaen University Almost one month ago, I had the opportunity to complete an internship at Village Focus International (VFI). VFI is a Vientiane-based non-profit focused on eradicating poverty, including empowering local communities with land rights. I had to go to VFI because I used their resources to find...

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My Tax Class Experience at the Faculty of Law and Political Science, NUOL
Jun30

My Tax Class Experience at the Faculty of Law and Political Science, NUOL

By: Thanyamat Hemmahachart, National University of Laos, Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education Intern from Khon Kaen University I am an internship student in my second year at the Faculty of Law, Khon Kaen University, Thailand. My name is Thanyamat Hemmahachart and I am also known as “Mo”. I received a scholarship from the University and was very happy when I found out that I would go to the Faculty of Law and...

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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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Promoting CLE in Laos
Jun30

Promoting CLE in Laos

By: Krirkrit Ponlakhetpaiboon, National University of Laos, Faculty of Law and Political Science Intern from Khon Kaen University I have been studying for two years at the Faculty of Law at Khon Kaen University in Thailand. I am so lucky to have received the ASEAN Intern scholarship from my university. I have decided to intern in Lao PDR, because Laotians and Thais have something in common: we can communicate in the same language. I...

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Reflection of a Pro-Bono Lawyer in Residence
Apr05

Reflection of a Pro-Bono Lawyer in Residence

By: Roseanne Hope, US Lawyer My name is Roseanne Hope, and I am a corporate lawyer from the US, who is on an around-the-world vacation, which includes volunteer work. By using my legal skills, business background and experience in non-profit leadership, I want to give back to the community, and to experience local cultures, as I journey. After I arrived in Chiang Mai, to work as an English teacher with Friends for Asia, I met some...

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