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Join us in Toronto for our 7th Annual Conference “The Risks and Rewards of Clinical Legal Education Programs: A Joint IJLCE & ACCLE Conference”

University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto Ontario
July 10–12, 2016

ACCLE is thrilled to announce that it will co-host its 2016 Conference with the IJCLE (International Journal of Clinical Legal Education). The Risks and Rewards of Clinic will take place in Toronto, from July 10 – 12, 2016 at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Registration is now open. Please mark the date on your calendars and plan to join us in Toronto next summer for this exciting event!

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ACCLE is comprised of a group of individuals and clinics interested in supporting clinical legal education in Canada. The organisation shares best practices, pedagogies and other information related to clinical legal education. ACCLE encourages the promotion and improvement of clinical legal education in Canadian Law Schools, promotes clinical pedagogy and research, and facilitates the dissemination of information pertaining to clinical legal education to clinicians in Canada.

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News

Fresh off the heels of our successful collaboration with the IJCLE this year, ACCLE has accepted an invitation from CALT (Canadian Association of Law Teachers) to co-host our 2017 conference.  Our host will be the University of Victoria Faculty of Law.  Please save June 8 – 10, 2017 and watch your email for the call for proposals.

Congratulations to ACCLE Board Member Martha Simmons on the publication of her new text Mediation: A Comprehensive Guide to Effective Client Advocacy.  Described as a “must-read” for lawyers and law students, the book offers step-by-step guidance in navigating the mediation process, including case and client assessment, how to choose an effective mediator, mediation preparation, ethical considerations, how to overcome barriers to settlement, and when to end mediation.  Professor Martha Simmons is a visiting professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Director of the Mediation Intensive Program and Clinic.