CHARTER OF ETHICS OF THE LAW CLINIC
The Legal Clinic favors and promotes access to law within the framework of the University's societal approach.
The purpose of the Law Clinic is to offer free of charge to people with legal difficulties, information, evaluation and qualification of their legal problems, provided by PhD and Master 2 students of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Oran2. The students participate in the activity of the Clinic under the responsibility of the teacher-researchers of the Faculty.
Within this framework, the mission of the students consists in
- Assessing the situation presented to them by the person, identifying the problems and qualifying them legally
- Informing the person about his/her rights and obligations
- Inform and explain the law applicable to the given situation
- Inform and explain the steps to be taken and the applicable procedures
- Referring the person to the relevant organizations, services or professionals
- The activity of the Legal Clinic cannot be envisaged without the implementation of an effective partnership with all the judicial, legal and social professions. This partnership presupposes a reciprocal respect of the specific competences of each.
- The activity of the Legal Clinic consists of providing legal information, evaluating and qualifying the legal problems presented to it and directing people to the competent bodies or professions, excluding any form of legal consultation.
- The Legal Clinic does not take on any case, does not receive any remuneration and only provides the person with legal information to enable him/her to make a decision.
The students carrying out the missions of the Law Clinic must have an excellent knowledge of law. They must have at least a first year Master's degree in Law and be enrolled in a second year Master's degree at the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the University of Oran2
- The participants in the activities of the Law Clinic undertake to keep secret the information to which they have access in the exercise of their mission.
- The beneficiaries of the Clinic's activities accept the sharing of information relating to their file within the teams of students and teacher-researchers.
- Students participating in the Law Clinic's activities are selected by the teacher-researchers for a given field of activity.
- They commit themselves to participate in the activity of the Law Clinic for a renewable year.
- They will receive theoretical and practical training at the beginning of the academic year (the training will cover both the skills necessary for the clinical activity and the most recurrent legal and technical aspects in the field of activity)
Ils / elles reçoivent des enseignements théoriques et pratiques en début d’année universitaire (la formation portera aussi bien sur les compétences nécessaires à l’activité clinique que sur les aspects juridiques et techniques les plus récurrents dans le domaine d’activité)
The operating procedures of the Legal Clinic are as follows:
- Making an appointment at the headquarters of the Legal Clinic by telephone, e-mail or post.
- An initial meeting to receive and explain the situation (evaluation of the situation, identification of the problems raised)
- A one-week period of research and work on the file by the students, under the supervision of the teacher-researchers
- A second meeting for the oral restitution of information (qualification, information, orientation)
They will receive theoretical and practical training at the beginning of the academic year (the training will cover the skills necessary for clinical activity as well as the most recurrent legal and technical aspects in the field of activity)
All functions performed within the Law Clinic are free of charge and voluntary.