Abstracts

Short abstracts of the presentations were submitted by many of the speakers in advance of the conference. The titles of those that were submitted are underlined; to view those abstracts, click on the title.

Title: So You Want To Start A Street Law Program.

Lead Presenter: Bruce Lasky

Co-Presenters:

  1. Leni Widi Mulyani
  2. Lindi Coetzee

Session Abstract: This session will share successes and challenges in starting programs in different parts of the world, designing and conducting programs, and training and evaluating law students. Co-presenters have set up Street Law programs in many countries, in Asia, South America, Eastern Europe. Australia and Africa; as part of this session, they will share their experiences. The session will consist of extensive audience participation, using interactive teaching methodologies, such a brainstorming, small groups, a case study analysis, and a role-plays. Issues such as Freedom of the Press, hate speech, sensitivity to the beliefs of other religions, and questionable police practices will be discussed. Materials on how to conduct this lesson in their own programs will be handed out as well as other materials on how to start and conduct a Street Law program.

Session Material:

  1. Street Law Asia
  2. Manual on Street Law Type Teaching Clinics at Law Faculties

See full list of abstracts here.