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Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers
Published: 2011
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Democracy and Community Development Program
English

The comprehensive "Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers" describes and explains the country’s legal provisions surrounding electoral conduct. The handbook provides advice on applying Tunisia’s new Election Law and presents Tunisian lawyers with guidance on substantive law and procedures from the Constituent Assembly. The handbook also highlights potential areas of dispute and legal strategies in assisting citizens on election legal issues.


Law Practice Manual Book - Qatar
Published: 2011
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Rule of Law Initiative - Qatar 
English Arabic

This manual provides information concerning the economic aspects of being a lawyer in private practice in a market system. It describes the basic procedures and organizational principles used by private lawyers in the United States.


Appendices to Law Practice Manual Book - Qatar
Published: 2011
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Rule of Law Initiative - Qatar 
English Arabic

The appendices that accompany the Law Practice Manual Book include sample time slips, invoices, legal agreements and compensation plans.


Teaching Vocabulary Words
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education
English

This brief document provides tips on teaching legal vocabulary words.


Lesson Four: Resolving Conflicts - Student Version - Handout 4.1
Published: 2010
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education
English Arabic

This handout includes vocabulary words, scenarios, and exercises, focusing on whether a law should be changed.


Lesson Four: Resolving Conflicts - 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 Resolving Conflicts.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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