The 4th Trio For Justice
Apr05

The 4th Trio For Justice

The 4th Trio for Justice was held on January 13th in Chiang Mai at Huey Tueng Tao Park. In addition to holding a half marathon (21k), 10k and 5k run/walks as the previous Trios have, this was the first trio that had a 3K run/walk event for kids. The run/walk also worked as an awareness raising event with members of Wat Sai Moon Myanmar supervising the children as they participated in the event. Like the previous Trios, the Trio for...

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My Experiences in Vietnam
Apr01

My Experiences in Vietnam

    By Bebs Chorak: Volunteer Expert Assisting BABSEACLE and its Partners Law students are just the best. Street Law works with law students in the USA and in many other countries around the world. In our experience, law students are always enthusiastic, involved, and innovative. We find that law students instinctively understand that good law lessons and programs use interactive teaching methods and cause students to think and be...

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Strengthening the Myanmar Justice Sector
Apr01

Strengthening the Myanmar Justice Sector

The First of Many Steps BABSEA CLE is Walking with Others By Bruce A. Lasky: Co-Director of BABSEA CLE “If you want to go fast you go alone. If you want to go far, you go with others”.  This Afghan saying, quoted by Mr. Toily Kurbanov, Myanmar Country Director of UNDP, during the  closing remarks at the Promoting Justice Sector Development in New Democracies – a Seminar on Comparative Experiences from the Region’ in Nay Pyi Taw,...

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From CMU to BABSEACLE
Mar29

From CMU to BABSEACLE

By Charles Fairbank: Former Intern at BABSEACLE As a Canadian student doing an academic year abroad at Chiang Mai University, I was given the opportunity to do a placement with BABSEACLE. For our second semesters we have to do a placement with an organization and write a research report linked to it. Though I am still in my third year of undergraduate studies, I have been debating going to law school after my undergraduate degree. As...

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Community Legal Education: The Power of Information
Mar27

Community Legal Education: The Power of Information

By Chelsea Fish: Former Intern at BABSEACLE I arrived in Chiang Mai, Thailand for my internship with BABSEACLE the goal of gaining experience in community legal education (CLE). Though my exposure to CLE was limited, I had spent the latter part of my M.A. in Geography studying land acquisition law in India. This had alerted me to the immense inequality in access to information about land law, particularly individual rights and state...

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Reflections on the QUT/ BABSEACLE 3 Week Internship
Mar27

Reflections on the QUT/ BABSEACLE 3 Week Internship

From an Academic Supervisor’s Perspective By Catherine Campbell: Associate Lecturer Law School QUT In January 2013 thirteen Law students from the Queensland University of Technology completed a 3 week internship with BABSEACLE. This is the third successive year in which students have completed the internship for academic credit. Students are enrolled in an undergraduate law work-integrated learning unit ‘Learning in Professional...

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