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Power, Legal Education, and Law School Cultures

Power, Legal Education, and Law School Cultures

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Meera E. Deo, Mindie Lazarus-Black, Elizabeth Mertz
November 13, 2019

There is a myth that lingers around legal education in many democracies. That myth would have us believe that law students are admitted and then succeed based on raw merit, and that law schools are neutral settings in which professors (also selected and promoted based on merit) use their expertise...

Imperatives for Legal Education Research: Then, Now and Tomorrow

Imperatives for Legal Education Research: Then, Now and Tomorrow

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ben Golder, Marina Nehme, Alex Steel, Prue Vines
September 19, 2019

In the last few decades university teaching has been recognised as an activity which can be studied and improved through educational scholarship. In some disciplines this is now well established. It remains emergent in legal education. The field is rich with questions to be answered, issues to be...

Educating for Well-Being in Law: Positive Professional Identities and Practice

Educating for Well-Being in Law: Positive Professional Identities and Practice

1st Edition

Caroline Strevens, Rachael Field
July 23, 2019

Bringing together the current international body of knowledge on key issues for educating for well-being in law, this book offers comparative perspectives across jurisdictions, and utilises a range of theoretical lenses (including socio-legal, psychological and ethical theories) in analysing...

Legal Education in the Global Context: Opportunities and Challenges

Legal Education in the Global Context: Opportunities and Challenges

1st Edition

Christopher Gane, Robin Hui Huang
December 04, 2017

This book discusses the opportunities and challenges facing legal education in the era of globalization. It identifies the knowledge and skills that law students will require in order to prepare for the practice of tomorrow, and explores pedagogical shifts legal education needs to make inside and...

Affect and Legal Education: Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law

Affect and Legal Education: Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law

1st Edition

Caroline Maughan, Paul Maharg
February 27, 2017

The place of emotion in legal education is rarely discussed or analysed, and we do not have to seek far for the reasons. The difficulty of interdisciplinary research, the technicisation of legal education itself, the view that affect is irrational and antithetical to core western ideals of...

Legal Education: Simulation in Theory and Practice

Legal Education: Simulation in Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Caroline Strevens, Richard Grimes, Edward Phillips
January 09, 2017

The importance of simulation in education, specifically in legal subjects, is here discussed and explored within this innovative collection. Demonstrating how simulation can be constructed and developed for learning, teaching and assessment, the text argues that simulation is a pedagogically...

The Arts and the Legal Academy: Beyond Text in Legal Education

The Arts and the Legal Academy: Beyond Text in Legal Education

1st Edition

Zenon Bankowski, Maksymilian Del Mar, Paul Maharg
November 28, 2016

In Western culture, law is dominated by textual representation. Lawyers, academics and law students live and work in a textual world where the written word is law and law is interpreted largely within written and printed discourse. Is it possible, however, to understand and learn law differently?...

The Moral Imagination and the Legal Life: Beyond Text in Legal Education

The Moral Imagination and the Legal Life: Beyond Text in Legal Education

1st Edition

Zenon Bankowski, Maksymilian Del Mar
November 28, 2016

What role can resources that go beyond text play in the development of moral education in law schools and law firms? How can these resources - especially those from the visual and performing arts - nourish the imagination needed to confront the ethical complexities of particular situations? This...

The Calling of Law: The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education

The Calling of Law: The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education

1st Edition

Fiona Westwood, Karen Barton
September 09, 2016

As one of the ’learned’ professions requiring advanced learning and high principles, law enjoys a special standing in society. In return for its status and rank, the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality, the very values which underpin the legal...

Law and Leadership: Integrating Leadership Studies into the Law School Curriculum

Law and Leadership: Integrating Leadership Studies into the Law School Curriculum

1st Edition

Paula Monopoli, Susan McCarty
August 26, 2016

Leadership includes the ability to persuade others to embrace one’s ideas and to act upon them. Teaching law students the art of persuasion through advocacy is at the heart of legal education. But historically law schools have not included leadership studies in the curriculum. This book is one of...

Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond

Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond

1st Edition

Rachel Field, James Duffy, Colin James
May 19, 2016

University can be a psychologically distressing place for students. Empirical studies in Australia and the USA highlight that a large number of law students suffer from psychological distress, when compared to students from other disciplines and members of the general population. This book...

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