EVENT: IALS – The Role of Academics in Legal Education and Training: a chance to consider the future of legal education and training in the light of the LETR Report

Posted October 15th, 2013 in Forthcoming events by sally

“A One-day conference organised by the Society of Legal Scholars in association with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies:

Keynote Speaker: Professor William Twining, Emeritus Quain Professor of Jurisprudence, UCL will speak on “The Role of Academics in Legal Education and Training”.

After the keynote address, there will be discussion groups on some of the main recommendations of the LETR Report led by representatives of the academic associations in Law – ALT, CHULS, SLS and SLSA. Conference participants will have ample opportunity to express their views on the LETR recommendations and the future direction of academic legal education, and these will be fed back to the academic associations in Law to inform their consideration of the LETR Report.

The day will end with a panel discussion on the future role of academics in legal education and training: confirmed participants include:

Professor Chris Ashford, Executive Committee Member, SLSA;
Professor Stephen Bailey, President, Society of Legal Scholars;
Professor Anthony Bradney, SLS Legal Education Committee member;
Professor Jane Ching, member of the LETR Research Team;
Professor Rebecca Huxley Binns, Chair, Association of Law Teachers;
Professor Andrew Sanders, Chair Committee of Heads of university Law School;
Chair: Professor Fiona Cownie, SLS Legal Education Committee Chair.”

Date: 30th October 2013, 10.30-16.30pm

Location: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Charge: £45.00 to include refreshments and lunch.

More information can be found here.