TWIN/02/02 Papers re the Commonwealth Legal Education Association, 1975-1992

Extent and form: 9 items

Scope and content: Papers created or gathered by Prof Twining as a member of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association.  Prof Twining held various posts with the CLEA:

  • Advisory Panel member 1977-1983
  • Executive Committee member 1980-1983
  • Chairman/President 1983-1990
  • Executive Chairman 1990-1994.

He was also involved in the project to survey "Legal Awareness Programmes" (a phrase used by the project to denote "legal education activities for non-lawyers”) in Commonwealth countries

Access: Open

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically.  Where papers were collated by Prof Fiona Cownie this is noted in the Scope and content.

Related Material: papers of the Commonwealth Legal Association are held by IALS as collection reference CLEA.  See CLEA/02 for papers created by Prof Twining.

Contents


Reference

Title

Dates

Extent

Scope and content

TWIN/02/02/01

Programme and papers delivered at the CLEA Seminar 1975

1975

1 bundle

Joint seminar between CLEA and International Legal Center, December 1975, taking as its start ing point the ILC Report on Legal Education in a Changing World.  Includes Commonwealth Institute for Legal Education and Training Proposal for teacher training.

Papers collated by Fiona Cownie.

TWIN/02/02/02

Papers re the Commonwealth Legal Education Association

1982-1992

1 folder

Correspondence, Includes African law schools and legal skills taught in the Commonwealth.

TWIN/02/02/03

Printed material and correspondence regarding legal teaching and provision of legal information in Zimbabwe and South Africa

1988-1993

1 folder

Includes correspondence with Cassandra Goldie re "Notes on visits to Nairobi, Lesotho, Harare."

TWIN/02/02/04

Outline of training weekend entitled Reforming legal education to meet society's needs: the Xanadu case

1989

1 item

Faxed document, pages 3 to 5 only.

TWIN/02/02/05

File: "Legal Awareness": Papers re The Commonwealth Legal Education Association

1991-1992

1 file

Includes correspondence with the Ford Foundation and the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

TWIN/02/02/06

File: "Legal Awareness Nuffield Project Admin 1991-1993"

1991-1994

1 file

The Nuffield project was a grant proposal by the Commonwealth Legal Education Association to review " "legal awareness" programmes in the Commonwealth"; produce "educational and other materials…about law for non-lawyers"; identify topics for further research.  File is predominantly correspondence regarding the report on Legal Awareness.  A copy was forwarded to The Nuffield Foundation in January 1994.

TWIN/02/02/07

File: "Legal Awareness: Misc. Notes"

1991-1992

1 file

 

TWIN/02/02/08

File: "Legal Awareness: General Correspondence"

1991-1992

1 file

Includes approaches to funding organisations.

TWIN/02/02/09

File: "Goldie Report"

1992

1 file

Contains a draft of Legal Awareness A Pilot Study of Legal Literacy Programmes and Other Activities in Commonwealth Countries by Cassandra Goldie.

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