Workshop Agenda

Kenya Law Reports and AfricanLII will present a comprehensive programme spanning organizational, content, and technical aspects of running an open access legal publisher in Africa. A special train-the-trainer session is planned for the last day of the workshop.

The workshop will take the form of presentations by KLR and AfricanLII staff, short guided presentations by participants, and practical exercises. 

Most of the material distributed during the workshop will be made available through this group. 

The agenda for the workshop is available below.

 

 

Day 1

Agenda Item

Duration in minuets

Workshop starts on

Convenor

 

 

30 July 2012 09:00

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome

10

09:00 AM

 All

History and status of access to legal information and law reporting in Africa

40

09:10 AM

 

Access to legal information and law reporting in Africa

 

 

 AfricanLII/KLR

Background to law reporting in Kenya

 

 

 Esther Onchana (KLR)

Background to free access to law in Africa and current initiatives

 

 

 AfricanLII

Tea Pause

10

09:50 AM

 

Organizational and operational models for free access legal publishers

120

10:00 AM

 

NCLR model - establishment and mandate

 

 

 Esther Onchana (KLR)

Institutional models - overview, advantages and drawbacks

 

 

 AfricanLII

Case studies from Africa

 

 

 Tererai Mafukidze (AfricanLII)

Discussion

   

 All

 

 

 

 

Lunch

60

12:30 PM

 

Sustainability of Free Access to Law Initiatives

60

 13:30 PM

 Thomas Bruce (Cornell LII)

Content development and editorial practices

 

 

 

Standard-compliant content collection and dissemination

60

 02:30 PM

Mariya Badeva-Bright (AfricanLII)

Tea Pause

15

03:30 PM

 

Editorializing caselaw - the Kenya Law Reports Editorial Process (Part I)

75

03:45 PM

Monica Achode (KLR)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2

 

Agenda Item

Duration in minuets

Workshop starts on

Convenor

 

 

31 July 2012 09:00

 

 

 

 

 

Content development and editorial practices

 

 

 

Editorializing caselaw - the Kenya Law Reports Editorial Process (Part II)

120

09:00 AM

 Monica Achode (KLR)

Tea Pause

15

11:00 AM

 

Law revision in Kenya

75

11:15 AM

 Anne Asugah (KLR)

Lunch

60

01:00 PM

 

Technologies for Law Publishing (I)

90

02:00 PM

 Kerry Anderson (AfricanLII) and Martin Mbui (KLR)

Tea Pause

 

03:30 PM

 

Technologies for Law Publishing (II)

75

03:45 PM

  Kerry Anderson (AfricanLII) and Martin Mbui (KLR)

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3

Agenda Item

Duration in minuets

Workshop starts on

Convenor

 

 

01 August 2012 09:00

 

 

 

 

 

Legal research training

90

09:00 AM

 Linda Ochieng (KLR) and Mariya Badeva-Bright (AfricanLII)

Tea Pause

15

10:30 AM

 

Legal and policy considerations with respect to free access to law

75

10:45 AM

 Mariya Badeva-Bright (AfricanLII) and All

Discussion

 

12:00 AM

 All

Lunch

60

01:00 PM

 

Discussion

 

 

 All

 Case studies and presentations