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The Education of Lawyers

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the education of lawyers for the periods 1820-60 and 1860-1914, focusing on the state of legal education and initiatives in legal education. It then turns to ... More


The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Frank S. Bloch (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book describes the central concepts, goals, and methods of clinical legal education from a global perspective, with a particular emphasis on its social justice mission. Certain common features ... More


The Role Of National and Regional Clinical Organizations in the Global Clinical Movement

MARGARET MARTIN BARRY, FILIP CZERNICKI, IZABELA KRAS´NICKA, and MAO LING

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes selected major national and regional clinical organizations and their various approaches to supporting, sustaining, and institutionalizing clinical legal education in their ... More


Legal Aid Origins of Clinical Legal Education

FRANK S. BLOCH and MARY ANNE NOONE

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the connection in many countries of the world between the provision of legal aid services, including legal representation, advice and assistance, community legal education, and ... More


Japan’s New Clinical Programs: A Study of Light and Shadow

SHIGEO MIYAGAWA, TAKAO SUAMI, PETER A JOY, and CHARLES D WEISSELBERG

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines clinical legal education in Japan and its teaching and service goals in the context of the new structure of Japanese legal education. Japan has embarked on a series of reforms ... More


The Global Clinical Movement

FRANK S BLOCH and N. R MADHAVA MENON

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter seeks to identify the key elements of the global clinical movement that demonstrate its richness and strength. It posits three defining qualities of clinical legal education that are ... More


Bridging Different Interests: The Contributions of Clinics to Legal Education

JEFF GIDDINGS and JENNIFER LYMAN

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how clinical legal education, including its curriculum, teachers, teaching-methods, students, and social justice mission, influence legal education generally and connect law ... More


The “Chinese Characteristics” of: Clinical Legal Education

CAI YANMIN and J. L. POTTENGER

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the development of clinical legal education in the People's Republic of China and the challenges it faces today. It describes China's legal, legal education, and legal aid ... More


Beyond Legal Imperialism: US Clinical Legal Education and the New Law and Development

RICHARD J. WILSON

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores both a brief typology for the import and export of law, and three different stages in the law and development movement. It also examines the export of US clinical legal ... More


Clinical Legal Education in Latin America: Toward Public Interest

ERIKA CASTRO-BUITRAGO, NICOLÁS ESPEJO-YAKSIC, MARIELA PUGA, and MARTA VILLARREAL

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes key aspects of the history of clinical legal education in Latin America, which began in the 1960s, and the evolution of new approaches to clinical education in the region. It ... More


Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

F. A. R. Bennion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a distillation of a larger work Bennion on Statutory Interpretation. It consists of an introduction and eighteen chapters each summarized at the end. The common law system presented here ... More


Attorneys’ Religion

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller

in God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.003.007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter considers the role that religion plays in routine legal practice. This matter raises a host of related questions, such as: How religiously diverse is the legal profession in the United ... More


The Impact of Public Interest Law on Legal Education

DANIELA IKAWA

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the impact of public interest law on legal education and, in particular, on clinical legal education. It analyzes two peculiarities of public interest law in relation to a more ... More


Introductory

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter starts by explaining what is meant by ‘common law legislation’ in the title of the book. It then says that construing common law legislation has often been found to be ... More


Community Law Clinics: Teaching Students, Working with Disadvantaged Communities

ANNA CODY AND BARBARA SCHATZ

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes two different community law clinics and their approaches to clinical legal education, one in the United States and one in Australia. Though only two models of many, they ... More


Street Law and Social Justice Education

RICHARD GRIMES, DAVID MCQUOID-MASON, ED O’BRIEN, and JUDY ZIMMER

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter makes the case for a particular model of clinical legal education, termed Street Law or Streetlaw, which aims to provide people in the community a better understanding of legal rights ... More


Access to Legal Education and the Legal Profession: A Commonwealth Perspective *

William Twining

in Law in Context: Enlarging a Discipline

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264835
eISBN:
9780191682810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264835.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter aims to raise some questions and suggest some concepts that may be pertinent to analysing practical problems of access in different contexts. It posits that access to legal education and ... More


The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Elizabeth Mertz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Anyone who has attended law school knows that it invokes an important intellectual transformation, frequently referred to as “learning to think like a lawyer”. This process, which forces students to ... More


The Law Professionals

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, and Francesco Parisi

Mauro Capelletti, John Henry Meryman, and Joseph M. Perillo (eds)

in The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses legal education, the legal profession, and the magistratura, as they existed at the time of publication.


Can Law Survive Legal Education?

Ernest J. Weinrib

in Corrective Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660643
eISBN:
9780191748288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660643.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter deals with the disjunction between the practice of private law and its university study. This disjunction is the result of the prevailing instrumentalist approaches within the legal ... More


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