Posts Tagged ‘legal education’

The Future of Legal Services and Legal Education?

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 01:57

When one starts thinking about the intersection of legal services, the legal profession, and legal education, I honestly don’t think it’s too far removed from the Venn diagram above. On 13 December my good friend, Julian Webb (and also Paul Maharg), organised a legal services forum at Melbourne Law School to bring together academics, policy […]






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Rule of Law and Legal Education: Do They Still Connect?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 09:52

I’ve put a new paper up on SSRN.com on the rule of law and legal education. The introduction reads: When we connect legal education and the rule of law it has two connotations: to what extent should legal education be protected by the rule of law, and to what extent should the rule of law be taught within […]






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Legal Education in England & Wales and Germany: New Paper

Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at 09:33

Anna Mountford-Zimdars, Kings Learning Institute, Kings College London, and I have written a new paper on legal education in England & Wales and Germany focusing on barristers’ education and German advocates. It’s here on SSRN. Here’s the abstract: This paper explores the relationship between legal practice and type of university attended and degree course studied for English […]






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What Happened to the Law School Class of 2010?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 18:09

  (With thanks to Legally Drawn)   Deborah Jones Merritt of Ohio State’s Moritz College of Law has written a fascinating paper on what happened to the graduating class of 2010. Her study uses data from Ohio and compares it to the After the JD (AJD) study which used the national graduating class of 2000. […]






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Making Sense of Universities’ Disciplines

Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 12:49

    This is my new academic home. But this isn’t a post about it but rather what we do in universities. It is the concatenation of several events over the past few weeks. They are my immersion into a new law school, a conversation with a director of a public affairs think tank, and […]






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