Date of this Version


Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Details

Accepted Version.

Wade, J. (1994). Reasons for the tensions between the cultures of law school and law office.

© Copyright John Wade, 1994


This paper identifies a catalogue of reasons for tensions between two cultures, bracketed broadly under the heading of “formal university law school” and “professional legal practice”.1

The paper suggests that some of these conflicts are remediable, some are inevitable and some are beneficial.



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