Academic Lead: Dr Frances Ridout
This dynamic course will provide students with an opportunity to learn about access to justice and pro bono initiatives in England/Wales and globally. This will happen through an in-depth look at the theory of clinical legal education, public legal education and a specific type of public legal education known as 'Street Law'. Students will examine these important activities and concepts in the context of different legal systems, the Rule of Law and professional practice. Further students will have the opportunity to develop certain professional legal skills such as client interviewing skills through structured simulations. Other professional practice topics like advocacy, professional legal ethics, drafting will also be explored. This content will be covered through highly interactive seminars, court visits and simulations.
Course content is subject to change.
This course aims to:
You will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, fieldtrips (to London-based international law firms and other relevant international organisations), and a human rights training workshop with the British Institute of Human Rights (based at Queen Mary University of London).
By attending this course, you are expected to:
You will develop/be able to:
Thereby this course will enable you to:
All reading material will be provided online, so it is not necessary to purchase any books.
You will be required to pay your travel costs to and from any field trips.
For course and housing fees visit our finance webpage
We welcome Summer School students from around the world. We accept a range of qualifications
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Applications close 24 May 2024
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