The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Hardcover | November 17, 2010

EditorFrank S. Bloch

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Clinical legal education is playing an increasingly important role in educating lawyers worldwide. In The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice, editor Frank S. Bloch and contributors describe the central concepts, goals, and methods of clinical legal education from aglobal perspective, with a particular emphasis on its social justice mission. With chapters written by leading clinical legal educators from every region of the world, The Global Clinical Movement demonstrates how the emerging global clinical movement can advance social justice through legal education. Professor Bloch and the contributors also examine the influence ofclinical legal education on the legal academy and the legal profession and chart the global clinical movement's future role in educating lawyers for social justice. The Global Clinical Movement consists of three parts. Part I describes clinical legal education programs from every region of the world and discusses those qualities that are unique to a particular country or region. Part II discusses the various ways that clinical programs and the clinicalmethodology advance the cause of social justice around the world. Part III analyzes the current state of the global clinical movement and sets out an agenda for the movement to advance social justice through socially relevant legal education.

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Clinical legal education is playing an increasingly important role in educating lawyers worldwide. In The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice, editor Frank S. Bloch and contributors describe the central concepts, goals, and methods of clinical legal education from aglobal perspective, with a particular empha...

Frank S. Bloch is Professor of Law and Director of the Social Justice Program at Vanderbilt University Law School. He holds a B.A. (1966) and a Ph.D. (Politics 1978) from Brandeis University and a J.D. (1969) from Columbia University Law School. He was a legal aid attorney with California Rural Legal Assistance and an instructor at ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:November 17, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Frank S. Bloch: IntroductionPart I The Global Reach of Clinical Legal EducationIntroduction to Part I1. Jeff Giddings, Roger Burridge, Shelley Gavigan, and Catherine Klein: The First Wave of Modern Clinical Legal Education: the United States, Britain, Canada, and Australia2. David McQuoid-Mason, George Mukundi Wachira, and Ernest Ojukwu: Clinical Legal Education in Africa: Legal Education and Community Service3. Bruce Lasky and M.R.K. Prasad: The Clinical Movement in Southeast Asia and India: A Comparative Perspective and Lessons to Be Learned4. Mariana Berbec-Rostas, Arkady Gutnikov, and Barbara Namyslowska-Gabrysiak: Clinical Legal Education in Central and Eastern Europe: Selected Case Studies5. Erika Castro, Nicolas Espejo, Mariela Puga, and Marta Villarreal: Clinical Legal Education in Latin America: Towards Public Interest6. Cai Yanmin and J.L. Pottenger, Jr.: The "Chinese Characteristics" of Clinical Legal Education7. Shigeo Miyagawa, Takao Suami, Peter A. Joy, and Charles D. Weisselberg: Japan's New Clinical Programs: A Study of Light and Shadow8. Diego Blazquez-Martin: The Bologna Process and the Future of Clinical Education in Europe: A View from Spain9. Richard J. Wilson: Beyond Legal Imperialism: U.S. Clinical Legal Education and the New Law and DevelopmentPart II The Justice Mission of Global Clinical EducationIntroduction to Part II10. Frank Bloch and Mary Anne Noone: Legal Aid origins of clinical legal education11. Anna Cody and Barbara Schatz: Community Law Clinics: Teaching Students, Serving Disadvantaged Communities12. Nigel Duncan and Susan L. Kay: Addressing Lawyer Competence, Ethics and Professionalism13. Daniela Ikawa: The Impact of Public Interest Law on Legal Education14. Les McCrimmon and Edward Santow: Justice Education, Law Reform and the Clinical Method15. Richard Grimes, David McQuoid-Mason, Ed O'Brien, and Judy Zimmer: Street Law and Social Justice Education16. Ajay Pandey and Sheena Shukkur: Legal Literacy Projects: Clinical Experience of Empowering the Poor in India17. Karen Tokarz and V. Nagaraj: The Social Justice Nexus between ADR and Clinical Legal Education in India, South Africa, and the United StatesPart III The Global Clinical Movement and Educating Lawyers for Social JusticeIntroduction to Part III18. Frank S. Bloch and N.R. Madhava Menon: The Global Clinical Movement19. Margaret Martin Barry, Filip Czernicki, Izabela Kra?nicka, and Mao Ling: The Role of National and Regional Clinical Organizations in the Global Clinical Movement20. Jeff Giddings and Jennifer Lyman: Bridging Different Interests: The Contributions of Clinics to Legal Education21. Neil Gold and Phillip Plowden: Clinical Scholarship and the Development of The Global Clinical Movement22. Liz Ryan Cole: Externships: A Special Focus to Help Understand and Advance Social Justice23. Peggy Maisel: Setting an Agenda for the Global Clinical Movement24. Adrian Evans: Normative Attractions to Law and their Recipe for Accountability and Self-Assessment in Justice Education25. George Mukundi Wachira and Edward Santow: The Global Alliance for Justice EducationList of Authors