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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Rethinking the Law School: Education, Research, Outreach and Governance


ISBN13: 9781107073890
Published: December 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £77.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781107423879



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Law, by its very nature, tends to think locally, not globally. This book has a broader scope in terms of the range of nations and offers a succinct journey through law schools on different continents and subject matters. It covers education, research, impact and societal outreach, and governance.

It illustrates that law schools throughout the world have much in common in terms of values, duties, challenges, ambitions and hopes. It provides insights into these aspirations, whilst presenting a thought provoking discussion for a more global agenda on the future of law schools.

Written from the perspective of a former dean, the book offers a unique understanding of the challenges facing legal education and research.

Subjects:
Legal Skills and Method
Contents:
1. Law schools: some preliminary sketches
2. Universities and their strategic challenges
3. Law school in search of identity
4. Educating law students
5. Pedagogy: teaching law students
6. Legal scholarship: venerable and vulnerable
7. Lawyers' ways of publishing
8. Law schools' economic and societal impact
9. Whose law school is it?
10. Creating creativity in the law school
11. Governing law schools: strategy, leadership and collegiality
12. Towards a common agenda for law schools: some conclusions.