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Pressing Problems in the Law: Vol 2. What Are Law Schools For?


ISBN13: 9780198262930
ISBN: 0198262930
Published: July 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Price: £78.00



This collection of essays commissioned by the SPTL (Society of Public Teachers of Law) brings together the views of leading experts in legal education a a debate about the aims and achievements of legal education in the 20th century and the challenges which legal education faces on the verge of the 21st century. The themes in this collection are important ones for the future of legal education and the legal profession and they are not by any means confined to the interests of English lawyers. The challenges faced by English law are found in many other countries around the world including Australia, the USA and other parts of the European Union. These essays will therefore be of interest to a world-wide audience of legal educators. The questions raised by some of the contributors are also of wider significance in the debate about the role of universities. Law, like medicine, is frequently regarded as a subject worthy of university education merely because graduates are needed to provide the profession with its new recruits. But English law schools have always maintained a distinctively scholarly mission reflecting a wider liberal commitment to education;This book is intended for te