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What are law schools for?

Author: Peter Birks
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Pressing problems in the law, v. 2.
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This text questions the role of law schools. It is suitable for students, teachers of law and practitioners interested in the theory of legal education.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Birks
ISBN: 0198262930 9780198262930
OCLC Number: 37398144
Description: xix, 118 pages ; 30 cm.
Contents: Scholarly and professional objectives in legal education : American trends and English comparisons / John H. Langbein --
"Traditional legal scholarship" : a personal view / Gareth Jones --
Legal education in the twenty-first century : a time of challenge / Eugene Clark and Martin Tsamenyi --
A house of intellect for the profession / Nigel Savage and Gary Watt --
Of Blackstone's tower : metaphors of distance and histories of the English law school / Peter Goodrich --
The emperor's new skills : the academy, the profession and the idea of legal education / Stuart Toddington --
Legal education in Germany / Hans Leser --
The pervasive influence of European Community law in the United Kingdom / Nicholas Grief --
The comparatist (or a plea for a broader legal education) / Basil S. Markesinis.
Series Title: Pressing problems in the law, v. 2.
Responsibility: edited by P.B.H. Birks.
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