Professor Stacy Caplow, Director of the Law School's Clinical Education Program, was selected by the Ireland-U.S. Fulbright Commission for a lecturing and research position at University College Cork for the fall 2006 term. She will work with the Faculty of Law to augment the clinical curriculum for LLB and LLM students. Among the projects and workshops that are planned are “teaching and learning” seminars that Caplow will conduct for the faculty and students. She will also work with LLM criminal justice students who participate in an externship, and with a local refugee center in conjunction with an immigration law course.
A renowned leader the field of clinical legal education, Professor Caplow spent the spring semester at the University of Hong Kong helping to establish that city’s first legal clinic. She consulted with leading lawyers, NGO leaders, scholars and judges, including the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeals. An article she wrote, “Clinical Legal Education in Hong Kong: A Time to Move Forward,” will be published this fall the Hong Kong Law Journal. A news report about the project appeared in March the South China Morning Post.
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