2017 Melbourne Conference

Over 30 papers have been accepted for the 2017 Conference.
The Outline Programme will give an overview of the two days and the Full Programme contains details of the speakers within each session (yet to be published).

Below is a list of papers and abstracts for the 2017 conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Please use the search box to find authors, keywords or any terms you wish to find specifically.
Author NameAffiliationTitle of PaperTopic / Area
Anne WesemannThe Open University, UKThe significance of European Union Law for the future Commonwealth lawyer UK referendum, European Union, International Law, Legal education, Globalisation
Jenny ChanThe Chinese University of Hong KongCollaborative and Cooperative Learning in Legal Education – the Case of Hong Kong Collaborative Learning, Cooperative Learning, Assessment
Lisa LukoseGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, IndiaHuman Right Education In India: A Scrutiny Of Law, Policy And Practice Human right education, Awareness, Schools, Higher studies
Ernest Ogwashi UgbejehNational Open University of Nigeria and University of Buckingham UKThe Strategic Roles of MOOC in Nigeria's Preventive Anti-Corruption Efforts
Bobette WolskiBond University, AustraliaThe Limitations of Codes of Professional Conduct – Accommodating Diversity in Practice at Law School
Sivanandan SivakumarIndian Law Institute (Deemed University) New Delhi, IndiaThe Role Of Ethics In Legal Education In The Commonwealth Ethics, Legal Education, Professionalism, Social responsibility, Public accountability
Prof Kanwal Deepinder Pal SinghGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University , New Delhi, IndiaTeaching Tax Laws in developing countries : Need to link academics , research and practice
Julian Webb and Paul MahargMelbourne Law School and ANU College of Law, AustraliaBeyond the ‘adhocracy’: building a platform for legal education research and evidence-based policy-making in the Common Law world
Brent CotterCollege of Law, University of Saskatchewan, CanadaLegal Ethics Teaching In the Commonwealth: Trends and Challenges
Brent CotterCollege of Law, University of Saskatchewan, CanadaGatekeepers to the Profession: Law School Admission - Failings and Opportunities
Ntombizozuko Dyani-MhangoUniversity of the Witwatersrand, South AfricaThe #FeesMustFall Movement calling for Black South African Academics, Black Academics fighting for recognition: The role of the Constitution, 1996 Constitution, Diversity, Black Academics, South Africa, Universities
Awele Ikobi-AnyaliNigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), NigeriaCorruption and the Misuse of Public Office in the Common Wealth: The Preventive Role of Law Teachers in Nigeria and South Africa
Michelle ChristopherFaculty of Law, University of Calgary, CanadaDeveloping an Ethic of Care: How Clinics are Changing the Legal Education Landscape in Canada
Michele M. LeeringQueen's University Faculty of Law, CanadaIncreasing the capacity for innovation in future legal professionals: Reflective practice and action research as enablers of change
Thushara RajasingheHigh Court of the Republic of Fiji IslandsEthical Professionalism in Legal Profession; Challenges in Educating Ethics Ethics, Proliferation of legal profession, Legal Professionalism
Marika DegeiThe University of FijiTeaching Law in The Republic of Fiji, a Minor and Vulnerable Legal System
Amanda NaidooCentral University of Technology, South AfricaXenophobia And The Treatment Of Immigrant Academics At Higher Education Institutions In The Free State
Rabiu Shatsari and Ado Malam BelloBayero University, Kano, NigeriaIslamic Law in the LLB Programmes of Nigerian Universities: A Case Study of Bayero University Kano
John Cantius MubangiziUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaTeaching human rights in university law schools: Approaches, challenges and comparative lessons Human rights, Law schools, Teaching, Approaches, Challenges
Liz CurranAustralian National UniversityEnvisioning student learning in a Multi-Disciplinary Student Clinic future practitioners learning about working collaboratively across disciplines to better help community
Kate SeearMonash University, AustraliaCritical perspectives on teaching ‘addiction’ in clinical legal education
Jacqueline WeinbergMonash University, AustraliaKeeping up with change: No Alternative to teaching ADR in clinic
Francisca Anene and Laura OsayamwenUniversity of Buckingham, UK and Nigerian Law SchoolGentlemen in Skirts? Locating Gender in the training of Law Students in Nigeria
Alex Steel, Mary Heath, Kate Galloway, Anne Hewitt, Mark Israel, Claire Nettle and Natalie SkeadUniversity of New South Wales, Flinders University, Bond University, Adelaide University and University of Western AustraliaSmart Casual: Using online modules to build teacher confidence and skills
John HarringtonCardiff University, UK‘Pericles and the Professors’: Stuggles over Legal Education in Nkrumah’s Ghana
David BarkerAustLII, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney, AustraliaThe Development of Australian Legal Education from 1960 onwards - A Half-Century Cloudburst of Expansion
Claire Carroll and Rachael FieldMonash University and Bond University, AustraliaWell-being Discourse: Alert or Alarmed?
Claire Carroll and Brad JessupMonash University and Melbourne Law School, AustraliaThe Sustainability Business Clinic – A model for Australian clinical legal education for a ‘new environmentalism’ and integrative environmental law
David McQuoid-MasonCentre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaUsing The Trials Of The Chicago Seven And Nelson Mandela To Teach About Legal Ethics And The Role Of Lawyers In Criminal Trials

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