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

Patrick Keyzer

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Extract (Introduction): 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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExcellence and Innovation in Legal Education
EditorsSally Kift, Michelle Sanson, Jill Cowley, Penelope Watson
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherLexisNexis Butterworths
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9780409328165
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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