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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National University of Laos Hosts Workshop on the Essentials of Contract
Apr04

National University of Laos Hosts Workshop on the Essentials of Contract

Author: White & Case The Faculty of Law & Political Science (FLP)  at the National University of Laos and Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) held a two-day contract drafting workshop on 13–14 March 2014.  The workshop was presented by lawyers from international law firm, White & Case, and consisted of a talk on contract structure and group workshops where the participants...

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CLE English Skills and Practice Workbook – A work in progress
Dec23

CLE English Skills and Practice Workbook – A work in progress

By Kevin Morley BABSEA CLE Co-director. The directors of BABSEACLE first discussed the idea of writing a Clinical Legal Education (CLE) textbook for learners of English way back, in 2007 or 2008. We already had at least two audiences to use it: university law students and groups actively interested in CLE concepts and methodologies. The idea was simple. Many students might know about CLE but are not able to communicate their ideas on...

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Pro Bono DNA and a Successful Gathering at the Herbert Smith Freehills Singapore Office
Oct06

Pro Bono DNA and a Successful Gathering at the Herbert Smith Freehills Singapore Office

By Bruce  A. Lasky BABSEACLE Co-Director.  Once again, rising to the challenge and shared responsibility of helping to strengthen access to justice and legal education in the region, the private sector boldly and successfully did more than its fair share. On August 22, 2013, BABSEACLE and BABSEACLE Singapore’s long-standing partner Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) organized an amazing pro bono related event at its Singapore branch...

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The Reward of Teaching at Wat Sai Moon
Sep26

The Reward of Teaching at Wat Sai Moon

by Kanika, Amni and Nicki (volunteers from UWCSEA) Wat Sai Moon is a local Myanmar temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. BABSEACLE supports the temple by sending volunteers to teach English to children and adults. As three volunteers who are new to the BABSEACLE organisation, Wat Sai Moon has been one of the most engaging projects we have been involved in thus far. Every Sunday, we visit the temple to teach English to children between the...

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Learning the Finer Points of Legal Writing in Laos
Mar27

Learning the Finer Points of Legal Writing in Laos

By Pham Chung: Vietnam Law Lecturer Intern at BABSEACLE National University of Laos, Faculty of Law & Political Science. Vientiane , Laos. The Faculty of Law & Political Science (FLP) at the National University of Laos, Lux Development, and Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) organized a two-day training workshop on “Legal Writing”. The workshop was held at the CLE office in...

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