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creating_a_supportive_environment_for_pro_bono [2013/10/17 10:28]
marieanne_mckeown [Who to Contact—Legal and Non-Legal Professionals]
creating_a_supportive_environment_for_pro_bono [2013/10/17 10:34] (current)
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-//In October 2009, the International Law Unit of the Graduate Institute, the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and the University of Geneva signed an agreement with the Defence Counsels of the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon establishing a law clinic in international law. Under this agreement, students from the three academic institutions will conduct research to assist lawyers representing individuals charged with war crimes appearing before these two courts.//+//In 2012 **ENCLE, the European Network for Clinical Legal Education**,​ was set up.  ENCLE will serve as an information hub and an open resource for the continent’s clinical community, including law schools, instructors,​ legal professionals,​ and NGOs. It will organize ​ conferences,​ stage workshops, encourage research in the field, and facilitate information exchange through its website.//​ 
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 +//In October 2009, the International Law Unit of the Graduate Institute, the **Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights** and **the University of Geneva** signed an agreement with the **Defence Counsels of the International Criminal Court** for the former Yugoslavia and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon establishing a law clinic in international law. Under this agreement, students from the three academic institutions will conduct research to assist lawyers representing individuals charged with war crimes appearing before these two courts.//
  
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-One way to inform law students about the benefits of pro bono work is to organize educational seminars and workshops for them. These may be run by the clearinghouse or in conjunction with bar associations and/or law firms. Not only will seminars educate law students, but law school administrators and professors may also learn more about pro bono from them. A clearinghouse could also attempt to create a legal clinic at the school, with the approval and cooperation of the school. See Appendix 18, How to Create a Legal Clinic.+One way to inform law students about the benefits of pro bono work is to organize educational seminars and workshops for them. These may be run by the clearinghouse or in conjunction with bar associations and/or law firms. Not only will seminars educate law students, but law school administrators and professors may also learn more about pro bono from them. A clearinghouse could also attempt to create a legal clinic at the school, with the approval and cooperation of the school. ​
  
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