State-Building and the Rule of Law Workshop: Advanced (BLPP)
The Advanced Workshop on State-Building and the Rule of Law builds on the State-Building and Rule of Law Seminar offered in the fall quarter. Enrollment is by consent and limited to three groups of students who began their work in the fall quarter, on the Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP), the Bhutan Law and Policy Project (BLPP), the Timor Leste Legal Education Project (TLLEP), or the Iraq Legal Education Initiative (ILEI). The Afghanistan group will write textbooks and create other written products, to build out the curriculum for a full Bachelor of Laws program at the American University of Afghanistan. The Bhutan group will write legal textbooks to be used by the Royal Law Project, to train Bhutanese lawyers on the laws of their home country. The Timor Leste group will write textbooks at the request for use at the National Law School of Timor Leste and the judicial training center. The Iraq group will write textbooks and materials to begin the process of building out a law program at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani.nElements used in grading: Active participation in group meetings to address project needs as well as production of written products outlined above.nAutomatic grading penalty waived for writers. Writing (W) credit is for 3Ls only.