It’s 2016 and I’m at a networking event run by one of the major law firms in Sydney, […]
So you want to go to law school. You’ve spent years watching legal dramas, stomach tingling at every […]
For the last three years, I have been writing a PhD on how to fix legal education in […]
This post was originally from the Oxford Political Review here. Since the late 1800s, the best law schools […]
In this article, I argue that alternative assessments should be used in law schools to re-orientate student learning […]
I was recently given an advanced copy of Zoe Durand’s Inside Family Law: Conversations from the Coalface. I decided […]
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.
Around 40% of all law jobs are at risk of automation, according to a 2016 Deloitte report. Traditional […]
In a true Socratic law school, I suggest, students would be instructed to ask questions to those in authority instead of answering them. Nothing and no one would be beyond a student’s questioning, especially by virtue of claims to authority or expertise alone.
From their very first lectures, law students are told not to equate legal ethics with morality, to ignore emotional […]