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The Global Clinical MovementEducating Lawyers for Social Justice$
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Frank S. Bloch

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195381146

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.001.0001

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Legal Aid Origins of Clinical Legal Education

Legal Aid Origins of Clinical Legal Education

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(p.153) 10 Legal Aid Origins of Clinical Legal Education
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The Global Clinical Movement
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FRANK S. BLOCH

MARY ANNE NOONE

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0010

This chapter explores the connection in many countries of the world between the provision of legal aid services, including legal representation, advice and assistance, community legal education, and law reform activities, and the establishment of clinical programs. It outlines the development of modern legal aid schemes in the context of the access to justice movement of the 1960s and 1970s, details the relationship between early clinical programs and legal aid services, and analyzes different models for delivering legal services in a law school legal aid clinic. It also examines the transformative potential in legal aid-based clinical legal education programs relative to their two constituencies: the communities they serve and the students they teach. The chapter concludes that redressing injustice and furthering equality before the law must remain a consistent theme and overwhelming concern in legal aid clinics around the world.

Keywords:   legal education, clinical programs, legal representation, law reform, legal aid, justice movement, communities, students

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