Tuesday, June 29, 2010

A Baobab Grows in Brooklyn: Training U.S. Law Students to Work in a South African Legal Aid Clinic

Monday, July 12
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Level: Intermediate
Competency: Reference, Research and Patron Services
Sponsor: FCIL-SIS

Jean Davis will discuss the research training that she provided to intrepid Brooklyn Law School students who worked in a 2009 pilot program at the University of the Western Cape Legal Aid Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. She will incorporate the students' comments and present a publicly accessible web guide highlighting free sources, subscription databases, and "hidden gems" such as a clinic manual developed for South African law students.

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