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Creating A "Building A Disability Rights Information Center For Asia And The Pacific Clinic": Pedagogy And Social Justice, Michael L. Perlin, Catherine Barreda, Katherine Davies, Mehgan Gallagher, Nicole Israel, Stephanie Mendelsohn Jan 2015

Creating A "Building A Disability Rights Information Center For Asia And The Pacific Clinic": Pedagogy And Social Justice, Michael L. Perlin, Catherine Barreda, Katherine Davies, Mehgan Gallagher, Nicole Israel, Stephanie Mendelsohn

Marquette Benefits and Social Welfare Law Review

This article describes the work done by the lead author and his students in the creation of the Disability Rights Information Center for Asia and the Pacific (DRICAP), as part of the work the lead author has been doing with colleagues (especially Yoshikazu Ikehara, Esq., director of the Tokyo Advocacy Law Office) for several years to create a Disability Rights Tribunal for Asia and the Pacific (DRTAP). DRICAP’s centerpiece is the creation of a website collecting statutes, regulations, scholarly articles, advocacy news, and case law from selected Asian and Pacific nations. This work was done through a clinic created ...