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Comparative Research on Lawyers & Access to Justice

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Access to justice is a challenge for all legal systems, but the challenges and solutions vary depending on the jurisdiction. This talk presents work in progress on the variety of factors that influence how lawyers support access to justice in different countries, such as professional identity and the interplay of legal aid and pro bono, as well as the different solutions which currently exist, such as mandatory paid legal services in China, and mandatory pro bono programs in Japan and South Korea. 

Helena Whalen-Bridge 

Helena is Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law. Her subject areas include legal ethics, access to justice, and legal narrative. This research is supported by the NUS Law Center for Asian legal Studies (CALS). 

Lunch Provided 

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Date:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Time:
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
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129 Boalt Hall

Organizers

Pro Bono Program
Berkeley Comparative Equality & Antidiscrimination Law Study Group
Co-sponsored by the Field Placement Program, Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group, International Human Rights Law Clinic, Human Rights Center, East Bay Community Law Center, and Berkeley Journal of International Law, with support from the Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law. For access needs, please contact fieldplacementprogram@law.berkeley.edu

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