Georgetown Law Open on Time
The Law Center will open on time, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, but liberal leave is in effect.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances. Classes will begin at their normal time, unless otherwise noted on the class cancellation line: 202-662-9446 or the class cancellation page. Any changes to this announcement will be communicated through the same channels by 5:00 am on Tuesday morning.
Street Law Around the World
The Street Law Clinic has been active in disseminating Street Law throughout the world. Internationally, there has been a high interest among law schools, legal educators and legal practitioners in learning about and conducting Street Law programs.
The Street Law Clinic has provided assistance and training in several ways:
Hosting International Visitors.
The Street Law Clinic frequently hosts international visitors by conducting meetings, participating in seminars and other clinic activities, and arranging classroom observations for lawyers, judges, legal educators, law students, and others who are visiting the US, Washington DC, or Georgetown. In 2013, visitors to the clinic have included representatives from Korea, the Czech Republic, Malaysia, and the UK.
Attending the Street Law Orientation.
The Street Law Clinic frequently invites international visitors to participate in the Street Law orientations. Participants have included representatives from Russia, Cambodia, Chile, Georgia, Ireland, the Czech Republic and many others.
Conducting Street Law Training Abroad.
Professor Roe and clinical fellows have conducted Street Law training in many countries around the world, including Chile, Cambodia, Japan, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Georgia, Turkey, Pakistan, and the UK. Additionally, Professor Roe has conducted presentations on Street Law at the conferences of the Global Alliance on Justice Education (GAJE), the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) and Palacky Univeristy of Olomouc, CZ.
Hosting International Visiting Researchers and Law Students.
The Street Law Clinic has hosted visiting researchers from the Czech Republic, Ireland and Egypt, and law students from the UK and Georgia., among others.