Conference final thoughts

Great conference!  Many thanks to Jane Ching and the entire Centre for Legal Education team for a truly memorable experience.  I've put down some final thoughts stimulated by the conference on my blog at http://paulmaharg.com/2017/06/20/cle-conference-final-thoughts-doing-and-undoing/.  If you attended and liked it too, please do add a comment below; or if you didn't and followed the liveblog, …

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CLE conference, day 2, session 2

Third plenary, Craig Newbery-Jones, Plymouth University Law School, on 'The courage to walk into the darkness, strength to return to the light.  Technological experimentation within legal education and legal practice'.  I've published Craig's work in the past - he has a highly sophisticated view of digital technologies and their uses in legal education, well worth …

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CLE conference, day 2, session 1

First up today, Lisa Davies, on 'Law PORT: an online training initiative to improve the legal information literacy skills of PhD researchers across the UK.'  Lisa is a law librarian from IALS.  She introduced what IALS Library does, including the roadshows.  To expand reach, their latest initiative is Law PORT - postgrad online research training. …

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Keynote 2: Technology makes you a better lawyer, not a techie

Second keynote, this time from Ludwig Bull, a student from Cambridge (when did you last attend a legal ed conference, or indeed any conference, where a student presents...?).  Avid readers of my blog will remember that I've already posted on his achievements.  He started his keynote with a 3-D model of citations of Donoghue vs …

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CLE conference, session 2

The first parallel session and I'm blogging Janice Denoncourt from NLS on 'Interdisciplinary legal education: embedding IP law in Business programmes'.  Janice has already been published on the subject but she adapts her interdisciplinary approaches very neatly for legal education. Janice is talking about IP law and legal education, and argues that law schools need …

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