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Examining the Law Syllabus

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ISBN13: 9780198762690
ISBN: 0198762690
Published: November 1992
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Arising out of a series of Seminars held during 1990-91 in the University of Oxford under the auspices of the Society of Public Teachers of Law, this volume of essays addresses the vital questions surrounding the design and delivery of the law syllabus in UK polytechnics and universities. The views presented by the speakers and reproduced in this volume should be compulsory reading for all lawyers and educationalists interested in the future of legal education in the UK.;This book is intended for law teachers, law students, solicitors, (especially training officers), practising barristers, judges, educationalists.

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Part 1 Property: the teaching of property law, Kevin Gray; teaching property law - an integrated appraoch, W.J. Swadling; context and critique in law teaching (with reference to property and trusts), Roger Cotterrell.
Part 2 Obligations: aims of teaching the law of contract, Hugh Collins; teaching contract - a liberal agenda, Roger Brownsword; beyond a general law of contract, John Wightman; the integration of contract and tort, Bob Hepple; towards an interest-based tort syllabus, Keith M. Stanton.
Part 3 Public law: the impact of Europe, Paul Craig; syllabus planning in public law - the LSE model, Carol Harlow; teaching public law - the Hull experience, Patrick Birkinshaw.
Part 4 Crime: crime - objects and methods of a criminal law course, C.M.V. Clarkson; what is wrong with the criminal law syllabus?, Andrew Sanders; reconstructing the traditional syllabus, Nicola Lacey.