Dec 13 2016 Posted: 17:21 GMT
Learn “Street Law” - an approach to teaching practical law to grassroots audiences using interactive teaching methodologies (for more information, please see http://www.streetlaw.org/en/home) – from its founder, Professor Richard Roe of Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, and representatives of the Law Society of Ireland at a three day workshop in Letterkenny from Thursday, 12 January, to Saturday, 14 January.  A small number of places are available for students who wish to receive “hands on” training from American and Irish experts and to enhance their communication skills at the workshop.
 
Interested students should contact Larry Donnelly as soon as possible.  Students should email queries to larry.donnelly@nuigalway.ie  To apply, students must submit a short covering letter and an up to date curriculum vitae to larry.donnelly@nuigalway.ie.
 
Two important points: 1) Participants in the workshop will have all travel and accommodation expenses paid; 2) Students who attend the workshop must, in teams of two, deliver a small number (four or five) of “Street Law” trainings (45 minutes long) on timely and interesting legal issues to local secondary school students in the coming months.  This will require that they undergo Garda vetting.

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