Legal Education Products

  • Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond

    Edited by Rachel Field, James Duffy, Colin James

    University can be a psychologically distressing place for students. Empirical studies in Australia and the USA highlight that a large number of law students suffer from psychological distress, when compared to students from other disciplines and members of the general population. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Legal Education in the Global Context

    Opportunities and Challenges

    Edited by Christopher Gane, Robin Hui Huang

    This book discusses the opportunities and challenges facing legal education in the era of globalization. It identifies the knowledge and skills that law students will require in order to prepare for the practice of tomorrow, and explores pedagogical shifts legal education needs to make inside and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Stateless Law

    Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline

    By Helge Dedek, Shauna Van Praagh

    This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ’stateless’ law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Juris Diversitas

  • Disabled Justice?

    Access to Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    By Eilionoir Flynn

    Disability offers a new lens through which to view the effectiveness of access to justice, and the inclusiveness of the justice system as a whole. This book analyses the experience of people with disabilities through the entire justice system, from making a complaint, to investigation, and through…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28

  • Legal Education

    Simulation in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Caroline Strevens, Richard Grimes, Edward Phillips

    The importance of simulation in education, specifically in legal subjects, is here discussed and explored within this innovative collection. Demonstrating how simulation can be constructed and developed for learning, teaching and assessment, the text argues that simulation is a pedagogically…

    Hardback – 2014-12-11
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translation

    By Le Cheng, King Kui Sin

    This volume investigates advances in the field of legal translation both from a theoretical and practical perspective, with professional and academic insights from leading experts in the field. Part I of the collection focuses on the exploration of legal translatability from a theoretical angle.…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Law, Language and Communication

  • The Calling of Law

    The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education

    Edited by Fiona Westwood, Karen Barton

    As one of the ’learned’ professions requiring advanced learning and high principles, law enjoys a special standing in society. In return for its status and rank, the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality, the very values which underpin the legal…

    Hardback – 2014-04-28
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Law and Leadership

    Integrating Leadership Studies into the Law School Curriculum

    Edited by Paula Monopoli, Susan McCarty

    Leadership includes the ability to persuade others to embrace one’s ideas and to act upon them. Teaching law students the art of persuasion through advocacy is at the heart of legal education. But historically law schools have not included leadership studies in the curriculum. This book is one of…

    Hardback – 2013-01-02
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The Moral Imagination and the Legal Life

    Beyond Text in Legal Education

    Edited by Zenon Bankowski, Maksymilian Del Mar

    What role can resources that go beyond text play in the development of moral education in law schools and law firms? How can these resources - especially those from the visual and performing arts - nourish the imagination needed to confront the ethical complexities of particular situations? This…

    Hardback – 2012-12-28
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The Arts and the Legal Academy

    Beyond Text in Legal Education

    Edited by Zenon Bankowski, Maksymilian Del Mar, Paul Maharg

    In Western culture, law is dominated by textual representation. Lawyers, academics and law students live and work in a textual world where the written word is law and law is interpreted largely within written and printed discourse. Is it possible, however, to understand and learn law differently?…

    Hardback – 2012-11-15
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Church and State in Western Society

    Established Church, Cooperation and Separation

    By Edward J. Eberle

    The role of religion as a contentious and motivating force in society is examined here through the lens of the church-state dynamic in countries with three very different approaches to this crucial relationship. Focusing on the United Kingdom, where there is official recognition of one religion by…

    Hardback – 2011-12-28

  • Religion, Education and the State

    An Unprincipled Doctrine in Search of Moorings

    By Mark Strasser

    In the context of education, Church and State issues are of growing importance and appear to be increasingly divisive. This volume critically examines the developing jurisprudence relating to religion in the schools beginning with Everson v. Board of Education, where the US Supreme Court discussed…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28

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