Title

Using 'deeper' case method to introduce legal theory and context

Date of this Version

2011

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

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Keyzer, P. (2011). Using 'deeper' case method to introduce legal theory and context. In S.Kift, M.Sanson, J. Cowley & P. Watson (Eds.), Excellence and Innovation in Legal Education (pp 295-309). Chatswood, Australia: LexisNexis Butterworths.

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2011 HERDC submission. FoR code: 180199

© Copyright Reed International Books Australia Pty. Limited trading as LexisNexis, 2011

ISBN

9780409328165

Abstract

Extract:

Australian legal education has undoubtedly come a long way in the past 20 years. At the time of the landmark Pearce Report, the prevailing model of legal education was extremely narrow in focus, and was concerned almost exclusively with teaching legal rules and principles in a range of core subjects and electives. By 2011, legal education had broadened considerably in its focus, and the curriculum in most Australian law schools is concerned not only with teaching legal rules and principles, but with developing generic and legal skills in law students and teaching legal ethics to students.

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