Faculty

Prof. Barbara Barron Teaches Egyptian Prosecutors for ABA Rule of Law Initiative

Barbara S. Barron, Professor of Skills, Director of the Trial Techniques Program, Director of Student Advocacy Programs and Faculty Advisor to Moot Court Board

At the behest of ABA Rule of Law Initiative’s program to strengthen the capacity of Egyptian public prosecutors, Professor Barbara Barron co-taught a course in Cairo from Feb. 14-21. The course was supported by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and Egypt’s Public Prosecution Office.

The course, the Art of Advocacy, was designed to develop the prosecutors’ ability to more effectively advocate in trial proceedings. The Egyptian judiciary has encouraged the Public Prosecution Office to more actively participate in witness examinations and oral argument during the actual trial proceedings.

The course also was created to aid the prosecutors in more effectively prosecuting rape cases and sensitizing them to the issues of forcible rape and lack of consent.

Professor Barron, along with ABA ROLI and Public Prosecution Office instructors, taught 65 prosecutors over the course of the week. She led varied skills sessions in case analysis and theory development, in addition to team-teaching in areas such as cross-examination, interrogation of defendants, and case file presentations and pleadings.

Latest Tweets

  • Watch Prof. @jamesjsample discuss articles of impeachment and the latest on the impeachment process with… https://t.co/dsiFA438ol
    about 5 days ago
  • Prof. Fred Klein Presents to Nassau County District and County Court Judges on New Criminal Discovery Law in New Yo… https://t.co/0gnceVkLZQ
    about 6 days ago
  • Prof. Andrew Schepard Presents on Forensic Parenting Evaluations at 10th Judicial District 3rd Annual Matrimonial C… https://t.co/XEeEnJx6vh
    about 6 days ago
  • Prof. Norman Silber Presents on the ‘Revolt Against the Regulation of Philanthropy’ at 2019 ARNOVA Annual Conference https://t.co/eSw9yEQNHR
    about 6 days ago
  • Article by Prof. Norman Silber on Foreign Interference in National Elections Published in Northwestern University L… https://t.co/xh6W6WYZfP
    about 6 days ago
  • Watch Prof. @jamesjsample discuss the latest regarding the impeachment inquiry with @PIXScott on @PIX11News:… https://t.co/p3nyM9uoc1
    about 7 days ago

Archives