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Conference programme in Hong Kong Time (GMT+8)

(Last Update: 17 Jun 2020)

18 June 2020 (Day 1) (14:00 - 21:10)

14:00 – 14:05

Welcome Message from Dean

Prof. Lutz-Christian Wolff, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Wei Lun Professor of Law , CUHK

14:05 - 16:30 Parallel Sessions 1

Group 1: Students as Producers

Group 2: Diversity in Legal Education

14:05 – 14:25

Students as Producers: Student-led, Collaborative, Inquiry-based
Learning (Taster Video)

*Prof. Michael Lower & Ms. Vivian Chen (Abstract)

Law and History for Continuing Legal Education? Amazing Evidence from Hong Kong (Taster Video)

*Prof. Steven Gallagher (Abstract)

14:25 - 14:50

Students as Producers and Leaders in Legal Education (Taster Video)

Prof. Alice Lee & Ms. Phoebe Woo (Abstract)

Legal Education in the Middle East: What Type of Lawyers the Middle East Must Have? (Taster Video)

Prof. Bashar H. Malkawi (Abstract)

14:50 - 15:15

Student Producers in Action: Experience from the Access to Justice Fellowship(Taster Video)

Mr. George Ho Shing Lok (Abstract)

Possibilities and Challenges of the Comparative Law Methodology in Legal Education

Dr. Fernando Pastor-Merchante (Abstract)

15:15 - 15:40

Student as Producer: Teaching New Areas of Law and Preparing Law Students for a Digital, Globalized World

Dr. Natasha Pushkarna, Ms. Angel Fan & Prof. Angela Daly (Abstract)

The Activities of Legal Dissemination and Education- experiences of some countries in the world, and implications for Vietnam

Mr. Lan Anh (Abstract)

15:40 - 16:05

Research Magpies and Shiny Unofficial Knowledge in Legal Education

Prof. Jenny Gibbons (Abstract)

European Laws on Education: Problems and Solutions (Taster Video)

Mr. Alejandro Martinez (Abstract)

16:05 - 16:30

Field Research and Ethical Clearance Proceedings: ‘A Concrete Wall Hemming Us In?

Dr. Aleydis Nissen (Abstract)

Diversity in Legal Education - The Way Forward for Law Schools

Prof. Neetha Kurian (Abstract)

16:30 – 17:45 Parallel Sessions 2

Group 1: Pedagogy I (Language & Writing)

*Moderator: Prof. Michael Lower

Group 2: Law & Technology I

16:30 – 16:55

Legal Education in the Time of Oxymora (Taster Video)

Prof. Rostam J. Neuwirth (Abstract)

Bringing Technology and New Skillset into a Law School

Prof. Alexandra Andhov (Abstract)

16:55 - 17:20

Law and Legal Professions: the Experience of Teaching 'Notarial Law'
in a Law School

Prof. Lorenzo Cavalaglio (Abstract)

Technology Fostering Accessibility in Legal Education (Taster Video)

Ms. Sanah Javed (Abstract)

17:20 - 17:45

Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Legal Education

Ms. Bree Williams (Abstract)

Digitally Building Firm Foundations: Embedding Digital Literacy onto a Front-Loaded Delivery Model on a First-Year Foundational Studies Module on an Undergraduate Law Degree (Taster Video)

*Dr. Emma Roberts (Abstract)

17:45 - 17:50


17:50 – 18:50

Keynote I

The Future of Legal Education – A Civil Law Perspective (Abstract)

Prof. Michael Martinek (Former Director of the Institute of European Law, Professor, University of Saarland in Saarbrücken)

18:50 - 19:00


19:00 – 20:40 Parallel Sessions 3

Group 1: Innovative Subjects in Legal Education I

Group 2: Teaching Law in Time of Crisis I

19:00 – 19:25

Considering Environmental / Property Law towards a More Eco-centric Position within Legal Education (Taster Video)

*Ms. Julie Elizabeth Boyd (Abstract)

From Pandemic to Pan-Academic: What can a Virus Teach Us About Teaching the Law?

*Dr. Sara Migliorini (Abstract)

19:25 - 19:50

Using Technology to Address the Skills Gap ( Taster Video)

Ms. Sabine Walsh (Abstract)

Legal Education in India During the Health Crisis: An Analysis and Learning for Future

Prof. Deva Prasad (Abstract)

19:50 - 20:15

Innovative Subjects in Legal Education

Dr. Vandana Singh (Abstract)

Internet Access and the Right to Education in Times of Covid-19: A Latin American Perspective

Prof. Alfonso Calcáneo Sánchez (Abstract)

20:15 - 20:40

Jurimetrics is Desideratum - Let's Teach it in All the Law Schools

Prof. Hema K (Abstract)

The Challenges and Limits of University Activities Carried Out Remotely in Times of A Pandemic: An Analysis of the Implementation of the Extension Course 'Cinema, Rights and Diversity' at the Universidade Estadual de Goiás, Brazil
(Taster Video)

Prof. Phillipe Cupertino Salloum e Silva (Abstract)

20:40 - 21:10

Closing Discussion:

Teaching Law in Time of Crisis

19 June 2020 (Day 2) (14:00 – 20:15)

14:00 - 14:05

Welcome Greetings

14: 05 – 15: 20 Parallel Sessions 4

Group 1: Innovative Subjects in Legal Education II

Group 2: Teaching Law in Time of Crisis II

14:05 – 14:30

Releasing the Power of Electives in the JD Programmes to Prepare
for the Unknown Future

Ms. Jennifer Ip (Abstract)

Learnings from Covid-19: Investigating Collaborative Online Learning though the Lens of Staff Development

Ms. Deborah Ankor & Ms. Maryann Haffenden (Abstract)

14:30 – 14:55

The Place and Value of Procedural Subjects in Law School

Mr. Matthew Cheung (Abstract)

Ensuring Online Law School Examinations are Fit for Purpose ( Taster Video)

*Prof. Rita Shackel (Abstract)

14:55 - 15:20

Teaching Business Law in the BRICS Countries: Application of Team Teaching and Learning Technologies in Legal Education (Taster Video)

*Prof. Alexandr Svetlicinii (Abstract)

Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste” – Blended Learning Post-Covid 19 – Giving the Discretion of Zoom Teaching to Teachers

Ms. Queenie Lai (Abstract)

15: 20 – 17:25 Parallel Sessions 5

Group 1: Innovative Subjects in Legal Education III

Group 2: Law & Technology II

15:20 – 15:45

Innovative Subjects in Legal Education

Ms. Shivang Rawat (Abstract)

Computing Lawyering Skills: A Creative Pathway towards Legal Data Scientist

Dr. Wang Wei (Abstract)

15:45 – 16:10

Cultivating Psychology in International Legal Education - Should Psychology be Included in the Syllabus for International Law
( Taster Video)

Mr. Charles Ho Wang Mak (Abstract)

Law and Technology

*Prof. Prabhpreet Singh (Abstract)

16:10 – 16:35

Animal Law: A Course for Legal Education in the 21st Century

Dr. Simon Brooman & Dr. Debbie Legge (Abstract)

Should Law Students Learn Computer Programming

Prof. Dennis W. K. Khong (Abstract)

16:35– 17:00

Reverse Mentoring as a Staff and Student Wellbeing Tool in Times of
Crisis and Beyond ( Taster Video)

Ms. Rachael O’Connor (Abstract)

Creating Legal Intelligence by Means of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Issues and Opportunities for Legal Education

Ms. Priti Ramani Nayyar (Abstract)

17:00 - 17:25

The Essential Importance of Communication Skills in the Modern Legal World - Not a Moot Point (Taster Video)

*Mr. Jeremy Dein QC (Abstract)

Implications of the Neoteric Methods of Imparting Legal Education in the Times of Lockdown ( Taster Video)

Prof. Swati Kaushal (Abstract)

17:25 – 17:30


17:30 - 18:30

Keynote II

Law and Technology

Professor Richard Susskind OBE (Oxford Internet Institute) (Abstract)

18:30 – 19:45 Parallel Sessions 6

Group 1: Women in Law I

Group 2: Teaching Law in Time of Crisis III

*Moderator: Prof. Steven Gallagher

18:30 – 18:55

Need for Acknowledgement and Redressal of Structural Challenges in Teaching Profession for Women in the light of COVID pandemic:
An Indian Experience

Prof. Snigdha Singh (Abstract)

How to Design and Administer On-line Exams in Law (Taster Video)

Prof. Arie Reich (Abstract)

18:55– 19:20

Law and Women: An analysis of role of Indian Women in Law

Prof. Harkirandeep Kaur (Abstract)

Teaching in Unsettled Times. Experiences of Online Teaching for On-site Studies (Taster Video)

Mr. Tomás Gabriel García-Micó (Abstract)

19:20 – 19:45

Observations on Women In Law- A Cross-Jurisdictional Analysis
(Taster Video)

*Ms. Amelia Lo (Abstract)

Inequalities, Legal Education and Pandemic: An Analysis about the Implementation of Technology Mediated Classes in the Universidade Estadual de Goiás, Brazil (Taster Video)

Prof. Rayane Cristina de Andrade Gomes (Abstract)

19:45 - 20:15

Closing Discussion:

Law and Technology

20 June 2020 (Day 3) (10:00- 19:15)

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome Greetings

10:05 – 11:20 Parallel Sessions 7

Group 1: Professionalism & Employability I

*Moderator: Prof. Royal Raj. S

Group 2: Pedagogy II

*Moderator: Dr. Emma Roberts

10:05 - 10:30

Six Blind Men and the Elephant - The Urgent Overhaul of a Parochial
Legal Curriculum in India

Prof. Roophashi Khatri (Abstract)

Combining Pecha Kucha with Speed-Networking to facilitate Students as Producers

Mr. Michael Bromby (Abstract)

10:30 - 10:55

Evolving Legal Education System in India: A Sstudy With Reference to Masters Education (Taster Video)

Ms. Bhumika Sharma (Abstract)

Research on “Pedagogy of Initiative-litigation Cases

Prof. Xue Li (Abstract)

10:55 - 11:20

Legal Education in India: “Is the Aim of the Bar Council of India on Legal Education Achieved?"(Taster Video)

Mr. Valan A (Abstract)

Constructivisim and Problem-based Learning

Mr. Ian Lee(Abstract)

11:20 – 13:25 Parallel Sessions 8

Group 1: Women in Law II

Group 2: Pedagogy III (Clinical Legal Education)

11:20 - 11:45

Women in Law in Qatar: Realities and Challenges (Taster Video)

Prof. Melissa Deehring (Abstract)

Pro Bono: Role of Law Students

Ms. Mahak Rathee (Abstract)

11:45 - 12:10

Precariousness and the Feminization of the Labour Market for Lawyers:
A Gender Relationship ( Taster Video)

Prof. Monica Sapucaia Machado (Abstract)

Clinical Legal Education in India

Ms. Aastha Chahal & Ms. Mahak Rathee (Abstract)

12:10 - 12:35

Indian Law Firms and Wellness at Work: Need for a Transformation

Dr. Fincy Pallissery & Dr. Chaitra R. Beerannavar (Abstract)

Designing a RoadMap for Futuristic Online Clinical Legal Education Programs

Prof. Niteesh Kumar Upadhyay (Abstract)

12:35 - 13:00

Looking Back at Regina Guha 104 Years Later: An Indian Vantage Point
on Women in Law

*Ms. Manasvi Sharma (Abstract)

Role of Law Clinics & Clinical Legal Education in Providing Legal Services in Post-Covid World

Dr. Zubair Ahmed Khan (Abstract)

13:00- 13:25

Teaching the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Law School:
Lessons from Qatar

Prof. Melissa Deehring (Abstract)

Integrated Experiential Legal Education: How Best Can We Do It? (Taster Video)

*Prof. Rhea Roy Mammen (Abstract)

13:25 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:00

The Big Debate: Directions in Legal Education

Host: Mr. Richard Morris
Panelists: Prof. Geraint Howells, Prof. Lutz-Christian Wolff, Ms. Charity Huang, Ms. Jenny Zhang, Ms. Lynn Liu & Mr. Kent To

15:00 - 15:10


15:10 - 16:10

Keynote III

Legal Education in Hong Kong

Prof. Geraint Howells (Prof. of Commercial Law University of Manchester & Former Dean of Law at the City University of Hong Kong) (Abstract)

16:10 – 18:15 Parallel Sessions 9

Group 1: Professionalism & Employability II

Group 2: Pedagogy IV

16:10 - 16:35

Professionalism as Part of Legal Education (Taster Video)

*Mr. Paul Mitchard QC (Abstract)

The Criminal Law Syllabus in Hong Kong and the Realities of Legal Practice

Prof. Daniel Pascoe (Abstract)

16:35 - 17:00

Reflective Practice in Legal Education: Are We Missing An Opportunity
to Give Forward Thinking ‘Space’ to Law Students?

Dr. Simon Brooman & Ms. Sarah Stirk (Abstract)

Do Law Teachers in Hong kong have Awareness of Outcomes-based Education (OBE)?

Ms. Jenny Chan (Abstract)

17:00 - 17:25

Academic Bias and International Investment Law

Prof. Fernando Dias Simoes (Abstract)

From Problem to Paper: the Use of Problem-based Learning as Capacity-building for Final Research Papers (Taster Video)

*Dr. Esther Erlings (Abstract)

17:25 - 17:50

Professionalism in Law: Men in Black, Do We Really Know Who We Are?

Prof. Royal Raj. S (Abstract)

Group 3: Women in Law

Gender Bias: The Legal Work Culture in Nepal (Taster Video)

Ms. Mitsu Parikh & Mr. Harsh Mahaseth (Abstract)

17:50 - 18:15

The Value of a Law Degree: a Perspective from UK Providers
(Taster Video)

Mr. Alex Nicholson (Abstract)

Female Law Educator – Experience of Using Reflective Assessment and Role-plays in Teaching Dispute Resolution

Prof. Pauline Collins (Abstract)

18:15 - 19:15

Closing Discussion: The Future is Now: Leaders in American Legal Education Look Ahead

Host: Mr. Ari Kaplan
Panelists: Dean Anthony W. Crowell, Dean Danielle M. Conway, Dean Rachel M. Janutis (Abstract)

19:15 - 19:30

Closing Remarks

* Panel Sesssion Moderator