By the end of this session, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the nature, scope, and benefits of adopting a clinical legal education framework in general and the implications instituting legal clinics in their law schools under Revised Rule 138-A, in particular
  • Catch the integrated visions of academic rigor, public service orientation, interdisciplinary orientation, practical skils acquisition that is in RR138A
  • Identify the service needs of communities they seek to assist and develop sustainable and empowered clinical programs towards that end
  • Identify appropriate academic and training programs, and work towards integrating into their respective course offerings (subject to LEB approval) to underpin the development of the identified legal clinics
  • Outline plans for the design of the CLEP and the law clinic based on the vision of the school and the needs of the communities

About the Speaker

Professor Theodore O. Te
UP College of Law
The Asia Foundation