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Inaugural Myanmar National CLE Mock Trial Event
Apr17

Inaugural Myanmar National CLE Mock Trial Event

By Sophie Geoghegan_International Fellow Dagon University hosted the hugely successful Inaugural Myanmar National CLE Mock Trial Event, on February 7-8, 2015. The event brought together almost 100 participants, including students, law faculty teaching staff, International Clinicians in Residence, international trainers and legal experts, law officers, UNDP personnel and international lawyers, who attended as judges The first of its...

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Mawlamyine University Law Department’s Ambitious Clinical Legal Education (CLE) Plan
Apr14

Mawlamyine University Law Department’s Ambitious Clinical Legal Education (CLE) Plan

Mawlamyine, Myanmar’s fourth largest city, is nestled between the fast-flowing Salewa River and hills topped by beautiful Pagodas, near the Andaman Sea. During my multi-week International Clinician In-Resident (ICIR) placement at Mawlamyine University, I found that its Law Department has ambitiously responded to the efforts of the Consortium made up of Bridges Across Borders South East Asia Community Legal Education Initiative...

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Community Legal Training in Myanmar
Apr13

Community Legal Training in Myanmar

In February 2015, I worked for a month, in Myanmar, as an International Clinician in Residence (ICIR), assisting the three local Mandalay universities (Mandalay University, Mandalay University of Distance Education, and Yadanabon University) with various aspects of clinical legal education. I am a Consultant, at DLA Piper, in Sydney, Australia office. My work arose from the relationship between the firm, New Perimeter (the...

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