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Author: Tom Kirk

Timor-Leste’s programmes tacitly suggest unresolved disputes can intensify existing fault lines and contribute to wider conflict. This paper examines a programme that adopted an empowerment approach in Timor-Leste through the support of legal aid lawyers ( lal s) and paralegals. It argued that these

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In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Dina Afrianty

about, their legal rights and the services they can access, and advocating for them. It reveals how LBH APIK ’s paralegals and/or activists work as village-based volunteers, and that their engagement with the campaigns against subordination, oppression, and discrimination against women stem from their

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group of young people trained as paralegals engage in negotiations regarding the management and use of sand. They call their way of operating ‘hustling’, signifying a political practice characterized by improvisation, drawing on eclectic forms of knowledge, doing things in a ‘young’ and ‘urban’ way, the

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In: What Politics?
Der Autor zeigt mit der Rechtsgeschichte der Reichswehr 1918–1933 das Spannungsverhältnis auf, in dem die Weimarer Republik zum Militär als Ganzem wie auch dem einzelnen Soldaten stand.
Wie und warum die Integration der Streitkräfte in die erste deutsche Republik aus juristischer Perspektive misslang, belegt diese archivalisch fundierte Rechtsgeschichte der Reichswehr erstmals anhand verschiedenster Themenfelder wie der Militärstrafjustiz, dem Ehren- sowie dem Disziplinar- und Beschwerderecht. Das überlieferte Bild vom »Staat im Staate« bildete sich rechtlich gesehen in einer Tendenz der Reichswehr zur »Paralegalität« ab. Sie hatte ihre Wurzeln vor allem im überkommenen preußisch-deutschen Sonderstatus des Militärs im Staatsaufbau, in exzessiven ausnahmerechtlichen Einsätzen im Innern sowie im fortgesetzten Völkerrechtsbruch der Geheimrüstung.
Author: Alan Neal

Shoes Factory dispute. The eighth case, involving alleged police surveillance, concerned the director of the Nan Fei Yan Social Work Service Centre, an organization that advocates for migrant workers’ rights and provides paralegal aid to injured and sick workers in Foshan city. Three of those from the

In: International Labor Rights Case Law

and served in the US Marine Corps (1980–1986). His education background includes an AA degree in paralegal studies, a BA degree in history, a masters of arts in teaching, and a master’s in liberal arts. Williams just added a PhD in the History of Ideas to his collection of college degrees this

In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology
Author: Linda Bevis

, of which about twenty, are women) and fifteen or twenty, of them practise in the military courts, now swollen with intifada cases. Several free legal advice centres staffed by lawyers and paralegals help Palestinians wade through the administrative labyrinth of military rule. Although land

In: The Palestine Yearbook of International Law Online

First World War and the Lost Generation, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, and European Immigration to America (1654-1924). Williams holds several college degrees: Paralegal Studies, History, Teacher Education, and Liberal Arts. In addition to his studies, he is an associate professor of American history

In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology

(hereafter, “KHAM”) and Centre for Democratic Development and Initiatives (hereafter, “CDRIM”) to train paralegals to provide services to Roma communities in Shuto Orizari, a Roma settlement in Macedonia and Delcevo. 2.2. Supported Projects In 2011, LAHI and RHP issued a joint call for project

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In: European Journal of Health Law

livelihood to corporations. To empower a community means to mobilize resources that will produce beneficial social change (OECD 2012). The legal empowerment advocacy to be used here concentrates on both legal and paralegal strategies that facilitate an empowerment process and thus disrupt unjust and complex

In: The Church, Transnational Land Deals and Empowering Local Communities in Northern Ghana