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Governance and Human Rights projects funded by MEPI focused on rule of law, human rights, elections and political parties.


Lesson One: What is the Rule of Law? Teacher's Version
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education
English Arabic

This curriculum provides information for teachers to accompany the handout on the Rule of Law.


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 6 - Due Process
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on due process at an international and national levels. Major themes include the definition and history of due process, international standards, the importance of international and national due process instruments, and strategies to protect, ensure and promote due process. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a 40 minute session.


Lesson Three: How are Laws Made? Student Version - Handout 3.1
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education
English

This handout includes vocabulary words, exercises related to a school without rules and elements of an effective law, and an example of the Qatar Traffic Law.


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 4 - Judicial Independence
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on judicial independence and its importance to the rule of law. Major themes include the importance of judicial independence, the two main types of monitoring bodies, and the importance of safeguarding judicial independence. It includes facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a 2.5 hour session.


Rule of Law Website (Qatar)
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education

This website focuses on the training event, "Promoting the Rule of Law and Civic Education in Qatari Schools." Features on the site include interactive case studies, charts and quizzes that illustrate what the rule of law means, sources of law, how laws are made and how conflicts are resolved, lesson plans, and legal resources. http://www.ruleoflaw.org.qa/en/


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 3 - Effectiveness of Laws
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on effectiveness of laws at the international and national levels. Major themes include elements that make laws effective, the importance of the legislative branch and the legislative process for developing effective laws. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a 1.5 hour session.


Lesson Two: Sources of Law in Qatar - Student Version - Handout 2.1
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education
English

This handout includes vocabulary words, a diagram showing sources of law in Qatar, focus on reading treaties with the Qatar Constitution, and exercises.


ACJLS Rule of Law Toolkit - Frequently Asked Questions
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The one-page FAQ for the Arab Council for Judicial and Legal Studies (ACJLS) Rule of Law Toolkit answers questions such as: what is the rule of law? Are there gradations of the rule of law? How can the rule of law be promoted?


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 2 - Equality Under the Law
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on the principles of equality and anti-discrimination protections within the rule of law. It provides facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities, handouts and case study scenarios for a three hour session.


Lesson Two: Sources of Law in Qatar - Teacher's Version
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education
English

This curriculum provides information for teachers to accompany the handout on Sources of Law in Qatar.


ACJLS Toolkit Chapter 5 - Access to Justice
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English

The curriculum focuses on the definition of access to justice, the importance of access to justice to the rule of law, analyzing laws, identifying barriers to access to justice, and strategies nations are using. It includes facilitator's notes, including key learning objectives, glossary of terms, activities and handouts for a two hour session.


Judicial Ethics and Conduct: A Proposed Teacher’s Manual for Algerian Magistrates
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Algeria
English

This teacher's manual gives an overview on ethics and general suggestions for trainers, such as making a checklist for the training room, teaching and presentation tips, and interactive exercises.


Judicial Ethics and Conduct: A Proposed Curriculum for Algerian Magistrates (Annotated for Instructors)
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Algeria
English

The curriculum includes discussion points for eight sessions: Introduction, The Rule of Law, Regulation and Accountability of the Judiciary, The Unofficial Judge, The Judge in Official Capacity, and Conclusion. Material for prior reading also is included.


Tip Sheet for Volunteers in the Classroom
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education
English Arabic

This brief tip sheet is for professionals from the legal community who partner with teachers in primary and secondary schools.


Manual on Judicial Ethics for the Moroccan Judiciary
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Legal and Judicial Development in Morocco
English Arabic

The manual describes the Judicial Ethics Court Curriculum, the role of judges in a democratic society, the Morocco Constitution, the code of judicial conduct of the Hassania, and discussion of judicial principles. It also includes case studies for discussion.


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