The Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) Myanmar team, Lauren Donnison (Pro Bono Initiatives and Externship Coordinator), Lahpai Nang Doi (Assistant Legal Trainer) and Hlaing Myint Kyaw (Dang) (Project Assistant), and Professor Susan Wood McGraugh (Clinical Professor of Law at Saint Louis University School of Law) conducted a CLE Mock Trial Workshop at Magway University Campus, in Myanmar, on the 12th –13th December, 2015, and 14 students and 24 teachers, including Associate Professor Head of Department (Dr. Moe Moe Aung) participated. At the opening ceremony, Dr. Win Soe (Pro-Rector) gave a speech, and thanked BABSEACLE for encouraging and promoting Magway Law teachers and law students, and for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Law Department. In attendance were Dr. San San (Department of History Professor) , Professor Khin Myint Yi (Department of English), Dr. Chaw Khin (Department of Chemistry Professor), Professor Thin Thin Mon (Department of Economics), Dr. Thet Thet Aung (Department of Oriental Studies Professor), Professor Baby Nwe (Department of Botany) and Dr.Kay Mar Kyaw (Department of Psychology Professor). Law teachers described many achievements, such as classroom CLE Mock Trial activity that were made by students, during the CLE Mock Trial Programme. Our BABSEACLE team members also thanked everyone who welcomed and gave us the opportunity to conduct this Workshop. BABSEACLE is very proud to have them as partners. All of the teachers and students are very happy to have actively participated in the Workshop, and they were keen to duplicate the CLE Mock Trial Programme at their University.
By Lahpai Nang Doi, legal trainer for BABSEACLE