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Comparing American and British Legal Education Systems: Lessons for Commonwealth African Law

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ISBN13: 9781934043516
Published: March 2007
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £46.00

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What is the difference between a law degree in the US and the UK? In this unprecedented book, Dr. Kenneth Mwenda, a well-seasoned international lawyer and academic, guides us through the specific details and outlines the core differences of the two largest legal education systems. Dr. Mwenda further helpfully delineates the implications of these differences for commonwealth African law schools.

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List of Tables and Figures
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Primary university qualifications to become a lawyer in the USA, the UK and South Africa
Chapter 3 Post-JD qualifications and the issue of their recognition
Chapter 4 Bringing accreditation of law schools on board
Chapter 5 The role of university league tables
Chapter 6 Policy considerations for African law schools in the 21st century