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Legal Education and Training

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Increasing interest in quantitative and qualitative empirical legal research has yielded a range of insights into the legal profession and law firms over the past decade. For example, studies of legal education have provided a clearer picture of the role of law schools in the production of lawyers’ identity but also in the unintentional reproduction of gender and race biases in the legal profession. In the US context, the recent Carnegie Foundation report entitled ‘Educating Lawyers’ has highlighted why such research is important. The report points to the need for education that develops individuals with skills suited to the ...
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The Kenya School of Law is a Postgraduate Training Institution run under the auspices of the Council of Legal Education Act. Cap. 16A of the Laws of Kenya. The core mandate of the Council of Legal Education is inter alia to train for legal professional development and in particular to train lawyers “for entry into the legal profession as Advocates of the High Court of Kenya. For over 40 years the School has discharged this mandate under the leadership of the office.of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs. From 2006, however, the School became a Semi-Autonomous Government ... market research, surveys and trends
A Nel: Small claims court opening in Alexandra
Address by Mr Andries Nel, Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development at the opening of the Small Claims Court in Alexandra and the launch of the guidelines for Small Claims Court Commissioners and Clerks, held in Alexandra, Johannesburg 25 May 2010 Programme director Members of Parliament, Honourable M Gungubele and Honourable JB Sibanyoni Members of the Judiciary, Chief Magistrate Loots Representatives of the Law Society of South Africa Representatives of the Bar Council Representatives of the Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation Members of the Small Claims Courts Steering Committee Representatives of ... market research, surveys and trends


Legal Technology Survey Results
magazine released its 8th Annual Technology Survey. Both surveys reveal that technology, particularly tools that use the Internet, are significantly increasing the productivity of lawyers and paralegals. The ABA Legal Technology Survey , which surveyed practicing attorneys across the country, revealed that: Leaving the office doesn't mean leaving work behind. Eighty-two percent of respondents said they use a PDA, smart phone or BlackBerry while out of the office, compared to 67 percent in 2008. Of respondents that provided brand names, the BlackBerry/RIM (64 percent) was cited most often, followed by the iPhone (14 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Legal Profession in Transformation: the Korean Experience
Korean society has been tremendously transformed from a war-torn, predominantly agricultural state up to the 1960s into an industrialized and globalized information society today. The Korean legal profession has undergone transformation as well for the last few decades. The per capita national income was around $100 and 60 percent of the population was in the agricultural sector in the 1960s, but their figures are respectively around $10,000 and 10 percent in the 1990s and in the 2000s. There were around 400 to 700 practising lawyers against the population of around 25 millions in the 1960s, but their number now reached around ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Legal Briefing: States Prepare to Sue BP, Too
are states, and not just Gulf Coast states; East Coast states are eyeing claims based on the spill's damage to bird populations that migrate to them from the Gulf. The Wall Street Journal 's report sketching out the likely suits make it ever-more clear that the $20 billion fund BP set up, and the $50 billion it reportedly considered raising to pay for liabilities will not be enough . Massachusetts AG Gets $102 Million Settlement from Morgan Stanley Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has persuaded Morgan Stanley ( MS ) to cough up $102 million to compensate 1,000 Massachusetts homeowners ($58 million), $23 ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
State Bar President Stephen P. Younger Announces Creation Of Task Force On The ...
ALBANY, NY (06/21/2010)(readMedia)-- Acting on an historic opportunity to shape the landscape of the legal profession, New York State Bar Association President Stephen P. Younger of New York (Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP) today announced the formation of the Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession. A panel of top legal minds comprising a diverse range of legal practitioners, including managing partners, law school deans and general counsel, will study and recommend ways to create a roadmap for the future use of technology in the profession, to improve legal education and training, to establish proper work/life ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Strengthening Legal Education and Training in Bangladesh
Legal Education and Training in. Bangladesh. The role of the law has vastly changed with a variety of public interest functions directing the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Legal Education and the Reproduction of Heirarchy: A Polemic ...
LEGAL EDUCATION AND THE REPRODUCTION OF HIERARCHY: A POLEMIC AGAINST THE SYSTEM, by Duncan Kennedy. With Commentaries by Paul Carrington, Peter Gabel, Angela Harris and Donna Maeda, and Janet Halley. NY: New York University Press, 2004. 256pp. Cloth $25.00. ISBN 0-8147-4778-7. Reviewed by Mark Kessler, Department of Political Science, Bates College. Email: . During the summer of 1990, I participated in the faculty seminar, “Rethinking Rights,” at NYU.   Organized by Christine Harrington, the seminar brought together   a diverse group of faculty—law professors, historians, social ...
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Careers: Photography: Photography Education and Career, bachelors ...
My son is a high school senior with a very strong interest and passion for photography.  He has shown great talent but is not sure what area of photography he wants to get involved in.  Currently he has applied to the Art Institute of Colorado looking to get a bachelors degree in photography.  Can you give me some practical advice as to where he should look to go to school and how he should approach a career in photography?  Thanks much for you time.  I appreciate it. (I'm a volunteer in another area and I understand the time commitment.) Thanks much. Craig Siphers Answer Hello Craig, Boy, ...
Continuing/Adult Education: What Degree Should I go for ...
I am able to answer questions that relate to Adult Learning, Adult Learning Theory, Andragogy, Human Development, Workforce Development, Adult Literacy, Multi-Sensory Instruction, Continuing Education, and Lifelong Learning. Experience Stacey is a Human Resources and Workforce Development professional and consultant. She researches and develops instructional materials with a focus on teaching organizations how to communicate and create a more effective workplace. She has worked with numerous organizations within public and non-profit sectors, designing and realigning human resources and employee development for manufacturing, ...