The International Law Faculty
Louise W. McKinney
Professor Emerita of Law
Professor; BA 1973 (Heidelberg College), JD 1978 (Case Western Reserve)
Louise McKinney is a leader in African Clinical Legal Education. She founded or developed clinic initiatives in Botswana, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya. She has been a consultant for the American Bar Association African Law Initiative, the U.S. State Department, and several African law schools. Prof. McKinney was twice a Fulbright Scholar, at the University of Botswana law department (2007-08) where she continued to develop their clinical legal education program and worked with the government and donors to develop government sponsored legal aid, and at the University of Nairobi (1998-99). She is an active member of the Global Alliance for Justice Education.
“Introduction: Are the Walls Tumbling Down? Hardly. Are the Sands Shifting? Surely,” 12 Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine 1 (Winter 2002)