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Legal Education and Legal Knowledge

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ISBN13: 9781863240093
ISBN: 1863240098
Published: February 1992
Publisher: Portland Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: £13.95



Can law schools provide a broad education in the critical intellectual tradition of university humanities? Can law schools at the same time provide appropriate preliminary training for graduates who want to practice law? Those questions and more are answered in this thought provoking collection written in the critical tradition of the journal ""Law in Context"".

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Contents:
Introduction, I. Duncanson; Portia lost in the groves of academe wondering what to do about legal education, M. Thornton; curriculum planning and development in law in Australia - why is innovation so rare?, M.J. Le Brun; teaching lawyering skills for the real world - whose reality? which world? or the closing of the Australian legal mind, A. Rhodes Little; labouring in the shadow of law - a canadian perspective on the possibilities and perils of legal studies, N.C. Sargent; above the law or beside the point - reflections on the content of legal studies, B. Cassidy; ""Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"" - deconstruction, Derrida, discrimination and difference/ance in the (High) Court, G. Airo-Farulla; the law of/as rape - poststructuralism and the framing of the legal text, P. Cheah; touching masculinity: legislating sexuality and the Profumo affair, G. Swanson.