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Legal Education and Scholarship - Past, Present and Future: A Workshop in Honour of William Twining
Date: 20 October 2010 Time: 14.00 - 19.00 pm
Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
This Workshop explores theoretical and empirical aspects of legal education and scholarship; whatlaw schools and legal scholarship are for, and what they should be for. The Workshop is in honourof William Twining, the doyen of the English law school, who has made a signal contribution to thestudy of law from a broad perspective.
Workshop Leaders: Professor Avrom Sherr, Director, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London,and Professor David Sugarman, Director, Centre for Law and Society, Lancaster University.
1.45 pm Registration
14.00 pm Theme 1 - Past
Raymond Cocks - The New Associate Member from the University of Khartoum
Wesley Pue - Undead Legal Scholarship: the Curious Lives of a Contract Treatise
David Sugarman - A Special Relationship? The Reciprocal Interplay between English and American Legal Scholarship and Education, c. 1950-1980
15.00 pm Theme 2 - Present
Fiona Cownie - Twining, Teachers of Law and Teaching
Hilary Sommerlad - Diversity, Merit and Social Closure: What Can Legal Education Do?
16.00 pm Tea
16.20 pm Theme 3 - Future
Anthony Bradney - British University Law Schools in an Age of Austerity
Paul Maharg - A Portrait of the Law School as Realist Kindergarten
17.20 pm Response - William Twining
18.00 pm Reception - Sponsored by Hart Publishing
Booking Fees: £20.00; Academic; £15.00; Student: £10.00.
If you wish to attend please contact Belinda Crothers:
Event website: http://www.sas.ac.uk/events/view/8054
Who can attend: Anyone
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