2021 Susan Campbell Oration: Legal Literacy from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

10/27/2021 06:00 pm 10/27/2021 07:00 pm Australia/Melbourne 2021 Susan Campbell Oration: Legal Literacy from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

To watch this past event, click play on the video below:

Street Law: Legal Literacy from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

Street Law involves the delivery of legal literacy programs designed to make people aware of their legal rights and where they can get legal help.

Professor David McQuoid-Mason has extensive experience contributing to Street Law programs in countries from Afghanistan to Moldova to Zimbabwe. He has taken his expertise to over 60 countries, drafting legal aid legislation, establishing law clinics and Street Law programmes, and conducting clinical legal education training sessions.

In the 2021 Susan Campbell Oration, Professor McQuoid-Mason will draw upon his experience to discuss how Street Law programs can contribute to clinical legal education and access to justice.


Speaker

Professor David McQuoid-Mason, Faculty of Law, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

Speaker: Professor David McQuoid-MasonProfessor David J McQuoid-Mason, B Comm (Natal) LLB (Natal) LLM (London) PhD (Natal), is a Professor of Law based at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban; Advocate of the High Court of South Africa; President of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association; Visiting Professor of Law, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland; Adjunct Professor of Law, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia; the founder of the South African Street Law programme; co-founder of the Democracy for All programme; a former President of AULAI; a former Director of the Practical Training Course for Candidate Attorneys in Durban; former Chairperson of the Durban Chapter of Lawyers for Human Rights; past President of the Society Teachers of Law of Southern African; former member of the Legal Aid Board; member of the South African Human Rights Commission Section 11 Committee on Access to Justice; member of the Ethics and Human Rights Committee of the Health Professions Council of South Africa; member of the Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education.


About the Susan Campbell Oration

Susan Campbell AM
Susan Campbell AM was the first Professorial Fellow in legal practice at Monash University. For 24 years she contributed great leadership to the Clinical Legal Education Program at Monash University. She was an inspiration to generations of clinic teachers and students. Since 2014, Monash Law has honoured Susan's memory by hosting the Susan Campbell Oration, a series of public lectures by leading clinical legal education scholars. In delivering the Susan Campbell Oration, scholars have spoken on issues relating to extending the reach and impact of clinical programs, enabling experiential education to achieve its great potential.

Event Details

Date:
27 October 2021 at 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue:
Online via Zoom

Description

To watch this past event, click play on the video below:

Street Law: Legal Literacy from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

Street Law involves the delivery of legal literacy programs designed to make people aware of their legal rights and where they can get legal help.

Professor David McQuoid-Mason has extensive experience contributing to Street Law programs in countries from Afghanistan to Moldova to Zimbabwe. He has taken his expertise to over 60 countries, drafting legal aid legislation, establishing law clinics and Street Law programmes, and conducting clinical legal education training sessions.

In the 2021 Susan Campbell Oration, Professor McQuoid-Mason will draw upon his experience to discuss how Street Law programs can contribute to clinical legal education and access to justice.


Speaker

Professor David McQuoid-Mason, Faculty of Law, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

Speaker: Professor David McQuoid-MasonProfessor David J McQuoid-Mason, B Comm (Natal) LLB (Natal) LLM (London) PhD (Natal), is a Professor of Law based at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban; Advocate of the High Court of South Africa; President of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association; Visiting Professor of Law, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland; Adjunct Professor of Law, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia; the founder of the South African Street Law programme; co-founder of the Democracy for All programme; a former President of AULAI; a former Director of the Practical Training Course for Candidate Attorneys in Durban; former Chairperson of the Durban Chapter of Lawyers for Human Rights; past President of the Society Teachers of Law of Southern African; former member of the Legal Aid Board; member of the South African Human Rights Commission Section 11 Committee on Access to Justice; member of the Ethics and Human Rights Committee of the Health Professions Council of South Africa; member of the Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education.


About the Susan Campbell Oration

Susan Campbell AM
Susan Campbell AM was the first Professorial Fellow in legal practice at Monash University. For 24 years she contributed great leadership to the Clinical Legal Education Program at Monash University. She was an inspiration to generations of clinic teachers and students. Since 2014, Monash Law has honoured Susan's memory by hosting the Susan Campbell Oration, a series of public lectures by leading clinical legal education scholars. In delivering the Susan Campbell Oration, scholars have spoken on issues relating to extending the reach and impact of clinical programs, enabling experiential education to achieve its great potential.


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