Summer 2012 Workshop

July 10, 2012 - 4:00pm to July 12, 2012 - 4:00pm

Canada Banff Centre
Banff, Alberta
July 10-12 

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.

Program

Tuesday
4 – 4:30 p.m. Workshop Overview | Video
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 | Video
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 | Video
Materials: Class Format for Developing Ethical Insight
6 – 8 p.m. Reception, Room KC 201
6:30 – 8 p.m. Introductions | Video
Wednesday  
7 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9 – 9:30 a.m. FERNANDO DIAS SIMOES
Teaching Legal Ethics in Macau | Video
Materials: Teaching Legal Ethics in Macau – Why and How?
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. JUSTICE ADELE KENT & RICHARD DEVLIN
Judicial Ethics Education
Materials: The Past, Present . . .and Future (?) of Judicial Ethics Education in Canada
10:30 – 11 a.m. Refreshments
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Small Group 1
12 – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 – 3 p.m. Free Time
3 – 3:30 p.m. Refreshments
3:30 – 4 p.m. SUSAN CARLE
Social Justice Issues in an Ethics Class | Video
Materials: Strategies for Integrating Social Justice Issues in an Ethics & Professionalism Class
4 – 4:45 p.m. ANNEKA FERGUSON
Giving Voice to Values Exercise | Video
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 | Video
Materials: Canadian Law Societies' Roles in Education and Support of Lawyers Ethics
5:15 – 5:30 p.m. Refreshments
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. JOCELYN DOWNIE and RICHARD DEVLIN
Experiential and Collaborative Teaching | Video
Materials: Experiential Learning with a Large Class and Collaborative Teaching as Interpretive Dance
6:15 – 7 p.m. LISA LERMAN
Truth in Litigation Exercise | Video
Materials: Truth and Falsity in Litigation: a Teaching Exercise
7 – 8:30 p.m. Reception, Room KC 105
Thursday  
7 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9 – 10 a.m. OYIELA LITABA
Abuse of Process Exercise | Video
Materials: Abuse of Process: the Airport Access Teaching Exercise 
10 – 10:30 a.m. JUAN BECA
Interdisciplinary Ethics Teaching | Video
Materials: Interdisciplinary Teaching of Ethics at the Catholic University of Temuco
10:30 – 11 a.m. Refreshments
11a.m. – 12 p.m. Small Group 2 | Video
12 – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 – 1:30 p.m. BARBARA GLESNER FINES
Team-Based Learning | Video
Materials: Using Team-Based Learning to Teach Collaborative Practice Skills
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. KIMBERLY KIRKLAND
Teaching Integrity Exercise | Video
Materials: Teaching Integrity as a Skill: a Teaching Exercise
2:15 – 3 p.m. HELENA WHALEN-BRIDGE
Corruption and Ethical Problem-Solving
3 – 3:30 p.m. Refreshments
3:30 – 4 p.m. Conclusion | Video

Venue

The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Participation

The workshop was a highly participatory event limited to members of the NIFTEP consortium, invited speakers, and Fellows selected through an application process. 

Participants

Speakers & Discussants

Susan Carle, American University (Washington College of Law), United States of America
James Cohen, Fordham University School of Law, United States of America
Brent W. Cotter, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Clark D. Cunningham, Georgia State Unviersity College of Law, United States of America
Richard Devlin, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada
Adam Dodek, University of Ottawa, Canada
Art Garwin, American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility, United States of America
Jerome Organ, University of St. Thomas School of Law, United States of America
Justice Adele Kent, Court of Queen's Bench, Canada
Darrel Pink, Nova Scotia Barristers' Society, Canada
Tiffany Roberts, Georgia State University College of Law, United States of America

Fellows

Juan P. Beca, Facultad de Ciencias Juridias, Universidad Catolica de Temuco, Chile
Jocelyn Downie, Dalhousie University, Canada
Nigel Duncan, The City Law School, United Kingdom
Anneka Ferguson, The Australian National University ANU College of Law, Australia
Barbara Glesner Fines, University of Missouri Kansas, City School of Law, United States of America
Kimberly Kirkland, The University of New Hampshire School of Law, United States of America
Helena Lamed, McGill University, Canada
Suzanne Le Mire, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide, Australia
Lisa G. Lerman, Catholic University of America, United States of America
Oyiela Litaba, Monash University, Australia
Michael Chukwujindu Ogwezzy, Department of Public International Law, Lead City University, Nigeria
Fernando Dias Simoes, University of Macau, Macau
Helena Whalen-Bridge, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Limor Zer-Gutman, The College of Management, Academic Studies, Israel

Participant Biographical Information: NIFTEP Summer 2012 Bios