Archive for October, 2013

The Rise of Technology in Law or Why Susskind Didn’t Look Far Enough into the Future…

Saturday, October 26th, 2013 at 14:34

Today I was at the City University of Hong Kong. It is celebrating its 50th anniversary and the Deans are holding a series of Deans’ Summits. The Law School Dean, Christopher Gane, held his summit on the Global Challenges of Legal Education, which also happened to be the topic of my paper. We had a […]

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New Book….

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 14:08

Now immediately in Kindle format available at and Hardback and paperback due out very soon. Blurb: A legal scholar and sociologist, John Flood spent years observing a large law firm from the inside—much like an embedded journalist, but with the perspective of a researcher on the theory and practice of legal organizations. What […]

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All in Legal Education

Monday, October 14th, 2013 at 21:16

    (Image: thanks to Morgan Linton) After digesting the Legal Education and Training Review report (LETR) for three months, England’s largest legal regulator, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), has delivered its response. This is important because the big legal regulators—SRA, Bar Standards Board, Ilex Professional Services—shape the structure of the qualifying law degree, and […]

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