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A history of Australian legal education

Author: David Barker
Publisher: Annandale, NSW Federation Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This book] examines the history and development of legal education in Australia by tracing the establishment of university law schools and other forms of legal education in the States and Territories from the time of European settlement in 1788 to the present day. While early Australian legal education was founded on historic practices adopted in England and Wales over many centuries, the circumstances of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Barker
ISBN: 1760021423 9781760021429
OCLC Number: 986756657
Description: xii, 275 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Literature review --
Early development : 1788-1930 --
The waiting years : 1930-1960 --
Initial years of expansion : second wave law schools, 1960-1980 --
An avalanche of law schools : third wave law schools, 1989 to 2015 --
External factors affecting Australian legal education --
Legal education reforms : concerns, innovation and transformation --
The four pillars of Australian legal education (and other reports) --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: David Barker.

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This book is a comprehensive analysis of the historical development of the education and training of law students in Australia. As the author states in chapter 2 "legal education is the most vital Read more...

 
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