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NIFTEP-International Perspectives on Teaching Legal Ethics & Professionalism

Submitted by Tiffany Roberts on Fri, 08-31-2012
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National Institute for Teaching Ethics & Professionalism Summer 2012 Workshop
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Tiffany Roberts
Deputy Director, National Institute for Teaching Ethics & Professionalism
NIFTEP co-sponsored with the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics and the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism a three day, two night workshop in Banff, the famous resort in the Canadian Rockies, on July 10 – 12, immediately preceding the 5th International Legal Ethics Conference (ILECV), which took place in Banff July 12-14, 2012. The venue for ILECV was the Banff Professional Development Centre; the NIFTEP workshop was held in the same location.
Tuesday, July 10
4 – 4:30 p.m.
Workshop Overview
4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Introduction to International Forum on Teaching Legal Ethics & Professionalism
4:45 – 5:30 p.m.
NIGEL DUNCAN & CLARK CUNNINGHAM, Money Laundering Exercise
Materials: Anti-Money Laundering, Ethics and Professional Judgment: An Open-Source Teaching Exercise
5:30 – 6 p.m.
LIMOR ZER-GUTMAN, Class Format for Developing Ethical Insight
Materials: Class Format for Developing Ethical Insight
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 11
9 – 9:30 a.m.
FERNANDO DIAS SIMOES, Teaching Legal Ethics in Macau
Materials: Teaching Legal Ethics in Macau – Why and How?
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Materials: The Past, Present . . .and Future (?) of Judicial Ethics Education in Canada
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Small Group 1
3:30 – 4 p.m.
SUSAN CARLE, Social Justice Issues in an Ethics Class
Materials: Strategies for Integrating Social Justice Issues in an Ethics & Professionalism Class
4 – 4:45 p.m.
ANNEKA FERGUSON, Giving Voice to Values Exercise
Materials: Speaking up as a Junior Solicitor - Incorporating the Giving Voice to Values Curriculum in a Graduate Diploma in Law
4:45 – 5:15 p.m.
DARREL PINK, Law Societies' Roles in Ethics Education
Materials: Canadian Law Societies' Roles in Education and Support of Lawyers Ethics
5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
JOCELYN DOWNIE and RICHARD DEVLIN, Experiential and Collaborative Teaching
Materials: Experiential Learning with a Large Class and Collaborative Teaching as Interpretive Dance
6:15 – 7 p.m.
LISA LERMAN, Truth in Litigation Exercise
Materials: Truth and Falsity in Litigation: a Teaching Exercise
Thursday, July 12
9 – 10 a.m.
OYIELA LITABA, Abuse of Process Exercise
Materials: Abuse of Process: the Airport Access Teaching Exercise
10 – 10:30 a.m.
JUAN BECA, Interdisciplinary Ethics Teaching
Materials: Interdisciplinary Teaching of Ethics at the Catholic University of Temuco
11a.m. – 12 p.m.
Small Group 2
1 – 1:30 p.m.
Materials: Using Team-Based Learning to Teach Collaborative Practice Skills
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
KIMBERLY KIRKLAND, Teaching Integrity Exercise
Materials: Teaching Integrity as a Skill: a Teaching Exercise
2:15 – 3 p.m.
HELENA WHALEN-BRIDGE, Corruption and Ethical Problem-Solving
3:30 – 4 p.m. Conclusion
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