Seminar on the Problems and Development of Legal Clinics in Universities
Nov05

Seminar on the Problems and Development of Legal Clinics in Universities

On 13 September, 2012, a team from BABSEACLE Foundation, including our Fellows, attended the international seminar on Problems and Development of Legal Clinics in Universities held by the Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, Thailand, and the University of Kent, the United Kingdom. This seminar was established to give participants the opportunity to exchange their experiences of problems in giving legal assistance and what methods or...

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Workshop at North-Chiang Mai University in September
Nov02

Workshop at North-Chiang Mai University in September

BABSEACLE Foundation and BABSEA CLE gave a workshop at North-Chiang Mai University (NCU) for the first time on September 6, 2012. The workshop aimed to teach NCU law students about what Clinical Legal Education (CLE) is, why we have CLE programs at universities, the goals of CLE, different models of CLE, and the current situation of CLE programs in Thailand. In the workshop, we taught the law students not only through lecture, but...

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Remembering Azriel, an Unexpected Gift to So Many
Oct23

Remembering Azriel, an Unexpected Gift to So Many

by BABSEACLE Co-Director Bruce Lasky Our relationship with Azriel Cohen began completely unexpectedly last April. It ended, even more unexpectedly, in October. In the six months in between, Azriel was a member of our BABSEACLE family. In April, Arnold asked to bring a guest to a Jewish Passover Celebration Dinner. That guest, Azriel, ended up leading the service, attended by Jewish and non-Jewish people from all over the world.  He...

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2nd Annual Access To Justice Public Interest Fair
Oct13

2nd Annual Access To Justice Public Interest Fair

Saturday November 10, 2012 BABSEACLE and BABSEACLE Foundation are proud to announce the 2nd Annual Access to Justice Public Interest Fair, to be held at Kantary Hills Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Access to Justice Fair celebrates our philosophy of building bridges among like-minded organizations and individuals. It is an awareness-raising event that gives groups working for social justice an invaluable opportunity to network with...

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Growing Pro Bono in Southeast Asia
Oct13

Growing Pro Bono in Southeast Asia

BABSEACLE Organize First-Ever Pro Bono Conference in the Region By Laura Milne, Access to Justice and Pro Bono Programme Manager, Hanoi If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? That was the question Malathi Das, President of LAWASIA, the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific, posed to the delegates of the 1st Southeast Asia Pro Bono Conference during her keynote address. Some 150 delegates to the...

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ADR Adventures in Thailand
Oct13

ADR Adventures in Thailand

From Old McDonald’s Farm to Bilingual Karaoke by Prof. Melinda Edwards, Queensland University of Technology, Australia From the moment I stepped off the plane in Chiang Mai, I could feel the warmth, both in terms of temperature and the tempera-ment of the community. I was welcomed everywhere as I travelled to law schools in Chiang Mai, Ubon Ratchathani and Chiang Rai, teaching my passion: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). And, as...

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