We were honored to host veteran open-access activist, Ms. Mariya Badeva-Bright, the 2019 American Law Libraries Association FCIL-SIS Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians recipient on July 18th 2019 at Yale Law School. Mariya leads the AfricanLII project at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and has worked on free access to law in Africa since 2004. She was also involved in the creation and development of the South African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII).
For more information about her talk entitled “African Law for Everyone: African LII and Laws.Africa”, presented earlier at the annual meeting and at YLS, see AALL 2019 Recap: Schaffer Grant Presentaion – African Law for Everyone: AfricanLII and Laws.Africa blog post published on DipLawMatic Dialogues blog. For a recording of her presentation at YLS, please click the link here.