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Lawyering for Change Conference: how can we reconnect people with justice?
Oct16

Lawyering for Change Conference: how can we reconnect people with justice?

Lawyering for Change Conference: how can we reconnect people with justice?  30 November & 1 December 2016, Brussels Bruno Langhendries Access to Justice Expert Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) Today, Access to Justice is limited – or even non-existent – for millions of people, in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. This situation constitutes an obstacle to socio-economic development and the establishment of the rule of law....

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Access to Justice by Legal Ethics, Pro Bono, Justice Education and Legal Aid Synergies
Oct16

Access to Justice by Legal Ethics, Pro Bono, Justice Education and Legal Aid Synergies

Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) co-directors, Wendy Morrish and Bruce Lasky and BABSEACLE team members Nattakan (Ann) Chomputhong, Suphamat (Bee) Phonphra, presented, at the 7th International Legal Ethics Conference (ILEC), which was held at New York’s Fordham Law School, July 14-16, 2016. Over 400 participants, from 60 countries, who shared a commitment to teach future lawyers...

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Assessing the Environment for CLE in the Maldives
Oct16

Assessing the Environment for CLE in the Maldives

When people think of the Maldives, access to justice and legal education is usually not one of the top things that come to mind. Rather, images of beautiful islands and turquoise water do, with restful vacations mixed in.  While the Maldives, being the amazing paradise vacation resort that it is, has all of these things, this was not the prime focus for Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative’s...

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