Ireland and UK Streetlaw Best Practice Conference - 14-15 September, Dublin

Dates: 14-15 September 2017

Venue: Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7

Streetlaw is a public legal education programme where law students teach the law in schools, community groups and other organisations. Streetlaw programmes aim to educate people on their legal rights and responsibilities using an interactive methodology which encourages participants to actively engage and to understand how the law relates to them. This interactive two day conference is geared towards legal educators, those involved with Streetlaw projects and those seeking to develop Streetlaw programmes. 

The 2nd (Ireland & UK) Streetlaw Best Practice Conference will share Streetlaw best practice from across the globe and feature keynote sessions on:

  • ·The power of hands-on to avoid hands-up: How StreetLaw’s interactive methods help educate and engage youth around their civil and criminal rights - Professor Rick Roe, Georgetown University Law Center & Dr. Seán Arthurs, Senior Manager of Education Initiatives, National PTA.
  • ·Investigating public legal education ‘Study, Scholarship and Streetlaw’ – Richard Grimes, legal education and access to justice consultant.

 The conference will also cover:

  • ·Different models for community engagement through Streetlaw;
  • ·Sample Streetlaw best practice sessions;
  • ·Design a lesson workshops;
  • ·Tips and ideas for developing your Streetlaw programme. 

For more information contact John Lunney at Tickets for the programme can be purchased here.





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