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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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How I Spent My Summer Holidays
Oct13

How I Spent My Summer Holidays

By Ed O’Brien, Executive Director Emeritus, Street Law Inc. Thirteen Years ago a young lawyer named Bruce Lasky called from Florida and said, “I am going to Cambodia and I want to learn about your Street Law program.” Fittingly, we agreed to meet for dinner at a Vietnamese restaurant in Washington, D.C.  We had a delightful meal, during which he pumped me with questions, took some Street Law materials and went off to Southeast Asia....

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Presenting the Pre-Trial Detention Project
Oct13

Presenting the Pre-Trial Detention Project

By Ellen Rehnberg, Mount Holyoke College, USA Pre-trial detention — a term I had heard often, but never fully understood, until we started Professor Doug Colbert’s Pre-trial Detention Initiative project.  All the BABSEACLE interns were introduced to this project as soon as we arrived. Its aim is to get law schools in Thailand to adopt a pre-trial detention clinic. I knew beforehand that there was a problem of people being...

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