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When and how should legal ethics be learned?

This session from the Learning in Law Annual Conference 2011 discussed efforts to explore implementation of the recommendations of a report on ethics training for solicitors.

International website for teaching ethics and professionalism

At the Learning in Law Annual Conference 2010, Charlotte Alexander (Georgia State University, USA), Nigel Duncan (City University) and Paul Maharg (then University of Strathclyde) led a workshop and...

Are we all going to the same place: pluralism and value driven legal education

At the Learning in Law Annual Conference 2010, Rebecca Huxley-Binns (Nottingham Law School) considered the different roles values should play in informing curriculum design if legal education is to...

Ethics in the undergraduate curriculum: an international wiki community

In their paper at the Learning in Law Annual Conference 2009, Nigel Duncan (City University) and Clark Cunningham (Georgia State University, USA) presented some of the findings of an ongoing...

Learning in Law Annual Conference 2008: (Dis)integration...designs on the law curriculum

Reports and links to papers on values at Learning in Law Annual Conference 2008: International survey on the teaching of ethics – Sara Chandler (College of Law) and Nigel Duncan (City Law School)...

Making good lawyers - making lawyers good

The ‘making good lawyers – making lawyers good’ stream at the Learning in Law Annual Conference 2007 included the following papers: Learning professional ethics: an international perspective on a...

Ethics dilemma 2

This scenario, centring on collaboration between the public and private sectors in infrastructure projects, is taken from a set of four scenarios on teaching ethics contributed by Alison Dempsey (...

Ethics dilemma 3

This scenario, concerned with issues arising from policies of openness and transparency in employee relations, is taken from a set of four scenarios on teaching ethics contributed by Alison Dempsey (...

Ethics dilemma 4

This scenario, based around the organisation of a charity event by a not-for-profit organisation and its sponsorship, is taken from a set of four scenarios on teaching ethics contributed by Alison...

Putting ethics into practice: recognising the issues

In their paper, Putting ethics into practice, presented at Vocational Teachers Forum V Sara Chandler and Pamela Robotham outlined a pilot programme of ethics teaching carried out in the Legal Advice...

Putting ethics into practice: scenarios

In their paper, Putting ethics into practice, presented at Vocational Teachers Forum V, Sara Chandler and Pamela Robotham outlined a pilot programme of ethics teaching carried out in the Legal Advice...

Legal ethics at the academic stage: exploring the issues

In March 2009 the Law Society of England and Wales published an important report by Kim Economides and Justine Rogers entitled Preparatory Ethics Training for Solicitors. Among the recommendations of...

Good ethical practice in empirical research on law

In this guide to research ethics Mark Israel and Iain Hay (Flinders University, Australia*) address ethical issues for socio-legal scholars engaged in empirical research. The guide is divided into...

Ethics and legal education

What’s new in ethics Preparatory ethics training for future solicitors – the recommendations of the Economides & Rogers report have largely been endorsed by the Law Society and the Solicitors...

Ethics dilemma 1

This scenario, based around a public/private sector relationship and the activities of a multi-stakeholder working group in relation to regional development, is taken from a set of four scenarios on...

Putting ethics into practice

Sara Chandler and Pamela Rowbotham, College of Law This paper from Vocational Teachers Forum V set out to discuss the teaching of ethics in the clinical environment, and in particular in the Legal...

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