All posts by Joshua Krook

Joshua Krook is an author and thinker interested in law, social psychology, video game design and the pitfalls of specialization. He is currently pursuing a PhD on the creation of a liberal arts law school, dedicated to the teaching of law as a humanities subject, with skepticism, critical thinking and the 'Real' Socratic method at the core of teaching. Josh regularly speaks at university events and forums on issues of politics and culture, empathy, law, vocational education, and the reformulation of today’s employment system. Outside of writing, Josh owns his own video game development company, Atreyu Games, which aims to tell interactive stories as a form of video game literature. Follow him on twitter: @JoshKrook

Law Schools are Failing Their Students

This is a brief excerpt from my book Legal Education, Privatization and the Market, about the role universities play in guiding young law students away from charity and towards private practice. 

The Cinema Rosa – Now on Kickstarter

The Cinema Rosa has just been launched on Kickstarter. We need your help to make the game a reality.

How to Self-Publish a Novel

This is a guide to self-publishing novels, articles and non-fiction.

Creative Writing: A Thing Beyond Hope, Chapter 1

Chapter 1 of my coming-of-age novel, A Thing Beyond Hope.

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Creative Writing: A Thing Beyond Hope

My coming-of-age novel, A Thing Beyond Hope, is now out! Get your copy today! :)

Can creativity SAVE your job from automation?

Around 40% of all law jobs are at risk of automation, according to a 2016 Deloitte report. Traditional skills expected of law graduates are increasingly going to be undertaken by new AI-driven software. Basic skills such as database research and document drafting are already being automated by large Australian law firms. The race is on ...

The Systematic Mistreatment of Casual Workers

* This is an article written by Chloe Byrne, featuring quotations from myself and others on casual work and employment laws. Casual employees within the retail and hospitality sectors are often systematically exposed to wage theft and mistreatment by employers, industry sources have said. An expectation of working unpaid hours outside of rostered shifts has ...

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