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Service Learning Experiences in the Master's Degree in Environmental Law


Environmental Law Clinic

  • Coordinators: Aitana de la Varga (aitana.delavarga@urv.cat) i Elisabet Cerrato Guri (elisabet.cerrato@urv.cat)
  • Summary: One of the places where Law students can do their work experience programme is CEDAT, the Tarragona Centre for Environmental Law Studies, which contains the Environmental Law Clinic. In the field of Law, one of the most common types of international service learning programme is Clinical Legal Education, a global movement for social justice that involves students and teachers from all over the world. The services offered by students under the supervision of the institution's teaching staff include: the writing of legal reports and statements, the writing of local legislative proposals, and conciliation and mediation in environmental matters. Between the academic years 2005-2006 and 2012-2013, the Environmental Law Clinic worked on a total of 42 cases for 23 clients, 17 of which are social entities and six public administrations. The Environmental Law Clinic received the 2007 URV Council group award for teaching quality. It is a member of the Network of Environmental Law Clinical Programs and the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law.
  • More information: http://www.cedat.cat/ca/clinica/index.php
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