Call for Papers - International Journal of Public Legal Education



The International Journal of Public Legal Education aims to promote and support the development of Public Legal Education (PLE) and to critically examine and share best practice.

PLE covers a broad range of activities aimed at educating members of the public in relation to legal rights and responsibilities including Street Law and other legal literacy programmes. ‘Public’ is defined widely to include programmes delivered by academic institutions (with or without academic credit), charities, NGO’s or other organisations and those delivered to a broad spectrum of groups including, for example, in schools, prisons or information provided to online users.

For the next issue of the journal we welcome submissions meeting the themes of the journal including:-

 The role of PLE as an instrument for community empowerment, access to justice and societal change;

 The pedagogy of PLE including design, delivery and assessment;

 PLE in a comparative context across the civil and common law worlds; and

 Empirical and theoretical research providing an evidence base for the educational and impact claims of PLE.

The journal is an international, peer-reviewed and open access journal. Further information can be found at

Posted: 2019-03-05 More...

Asia Pro Bono Conference "Justice for All: Empower-Engage-Sustain" September 13-15


The Asia Pro Bono Conference (APBC) is a key event in both the Asia region, and globally, for stakeholders to develop, explore and share pro bono initiatives and projects that strengthen access to justice. Held annually, the APBC brings together a an incredible diversification of legal service providers and many others, including lawyers, academics, law students, jurists, pro bono professionals, policy makers, civil society, business and non-profit representatives. The gathering provides a unique platform for you to hear from and engage with your peers, who are inspiring others and positively impacting the lives of some of the region’s most disadvantaged individuals and marginalised communities.

Application deadline 1st May

Early registration from 11th March

Posted: 2019-03-05 More...

Special Issue - Motivation and wellbeing


The issue of mental health is a regular news item outside of higher education.  Within the academy there are regular calls to consider the psychological well-being of both staff and students.  Issues of stress and distress in the legal profession and the need to change the culture that obstructs disclosure and support are being recognised and discussed.  In this context, is there a role for clinical legal education within legal education that provides a context for robust investigation of these issues?

Posted: 2019-01-17 More...

CLEA Conference - Zambia 2019



The CLEA will be hosting their next conference on Thursday, 4th and Friday, 5th April 2019 at the Zambian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in Lusaka, Zambia.  The dates are designed to allow delegates to travel on to the Commonwealth Law Conference in Livingstone, Zambia as both Associations jointly run the Commonwealth Moot competition.


Conference Theme


The conference theme will be ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Commonwealth Legal Education’.  Areas for discussion may include:


  • Modernising the curriculum

  • Governance and combatting corruption

  • The use of technology in legal education

  • Intellectual property

  • Human rights

  • Clinical legal education



Posted: 2019-01-17 More...

ENCLE-IJCLE 2019 Call for Papers



ENCLE and IJCLE are delighted to invite you to Comenius University, Bratislava on 3-5th July for our conference: Improving the Future: using Clinical Legal Education to educate Lawyers for a Just Society

Posted: 2019-01-17 More...

International Clinicians In Residence for 2-Semester Placements in Myanmar


BABSEACLE seeking International Clinicians In Residence for

2-Semester Placements in Myanmar



BABSEACLE [] seeks experienced university law school clinicians (or legal professionals with similar experience) to provide clinical legal education mentoring support through our International Clinicians In Residence (ICIR) Programme to Myanmar University Law Departments in 2019-20. The 10-12 month residence would begin in December 2019 or possibly earlier in 2019.
Posted: 2018-08-06 More...

IJCLE 2018 Call for Papers!


Hosted by Monash University, Melbourne Australia

28th - 30th November 2018

Posted: 2018-02-22 More...

International Clinicians In Residence Programme!


BABSEACLE are seeking Volunteer International Clinicians In-Residence for

One Month Placements in Myanmar


Posted: 2018-01-22 More...

Australian Clinical Legal Education (ACLE) publication: Designing and operating a best practice clinical program in an Australian law school


Dear Clinical Colleagues,

We are pleased to advise that Australian Clinical Legal Education (ACLE) has been published online and in hard copy by ANU Press. This is the latest research-based examination of CLE pedagogy in Australia. Please see
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