Law & Democracy Shipment History
Since 2008, the Jack Mason Law & Democracy Initiative of Books For Africa has shipped 27 law and human rights libraries to 12 African countries. All West core law libraries and human rights modules have been generously provided by Thomson Reuters.
Ethiopia—November 2012. University of Dire Dawa School of Law, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Sponsored by Boeing and Ethiopia Airlines.
Kenya—May 2012. Kisii University Law Faculty.
Ghana—April 2012--University of Ghana at Legon Faculty of Law
Rwanda—April 2012. University of Rwanda Law Faculty, Butare.
Rwanda—April 2012. University of Rwanda Graduate Law School, Kigali.
Egypt—April 2012. Alexandrina Bibliotheca Law and Government Collection.
Nigeria—March 2012 Anambra University Law Faculty.
Nigeria—March 2012. Nnamdi Azikiwe University Law Faculty.
Mali—March 2012. University of Mali Faculty of Law, Bamako.
The Gambia—February 2012. University of The Gambia Faculty of Law.
The Gambia—February 2012. Female Lawyer's Association of The Gambia.
The Gambia—February 2012. African Human Rights Commission, Banjul.
Ghana—October 2011. Kwame Nkrumah University Law Faculty library in Kumasi.
Angola-- August 2011. Ordem dos Advogados de Angola (bar association).
Angola-- August 2011. Agostino Neto University Law Faculty.
Somalia-- July 2011. Garawe, Puntland Legal Resource Center
Tunisia and Egypt—July 2011. Human rights texts hand-carried by Congressman Keith Ellison (MN).
Kenya—July 2011. Daystar University Faculty of Law, Nairobi.
Ethiopia—May 2011. Bahir Dar University Law School in Bahir Dar province, Ethiopia.
Nigeria—April 2011. Faculty of Law, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
Ghana—April 2011. Ghana School of Law at Macola, Accra, Ghana.
Nigeria—February 2011. The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Lagos, Nigeria.
Nigeria—February 2011. Abeokuta University law faculty, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Zambia—January 2011. University of Zambia law faculty; Zambia Bar Association; Women Lawyer’s Association of Zambia; Legal Aid Clinic for Women; Human Rights Commission; Land Development Commission; High Courts of Livingston, Kabwe, Ndola and Kitwe. Sponsored by Thomson Reuters with support from USAID.
Zimbabwe—December 2010. University of Zimbabwe law faculty; Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights; Bar Association; Legal Resources Foundation; Women's Law Institute; High Court; Peacebuilding & Capacity Development Foundation. Sponsored by USAID with support from the American Bar Association.
Southern Sudan—November 2010. University of Juba law faculty.
Nigeria—October 2010. University of Nigeria at Nsukka law faculty.
Ethiopia—July 2010. American Bar Association program; libraries for 2 university law faculty. Sponsored by the American Bar Association.
Malawi—June 2010. University of Malawi law faculty; Human Rights Commission.
Liberia—April 2010. Parliament of Liberia. Sponsored by the National Democratic Institute (NDI).
Ghana—April 2010. Ghana Bar Association; Human Rights Commission. Sponsored by the National Bar Association.
Tanzania—December 2009. University of Dar es Salaam law faculty, Mzumbe University law faculty; Open University law faculty; Military Academy; Attorney General’s Chambers; High Court; Court of Appeals; Commission on Good Governance and HR.
Sierra Leone—October 2009. School of Law. Sponsored by the American Bar Association.
Cameroon—September 2009. Community and Legal Resource Center. Sponsored by the Fomunyoh Foundation.
Ethiopia—June 2009. Ghimbi Community and Legal Library. Sponsored by the Greater Ghimbi Development Association.
Tanzania—Iringa University law faculty. Sponsored in his memory by friends of Judge David Doyscher.
Rwanda—National University law faculty. One pallet of used law book.
Liberia—October 2008. Grimes School of Law at the University of Liberia. Sponsored by the American Bar Association.