Centre for Legal Education

A Workshop on Vulnerability and the Organisation of Academic Labour: 25-26 October 2019 Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Law School, in conjunction with Emory University, will host the Vulnerability and the Organisation of Academic Labour Conference on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October 2019 at Nottingham Trent University. Vulnerability, which arises from the fact that we are embodied beings, is the universal human condition. While this insight is important to understand how human […]

Centre for Legal Education Conference 2020

The next Centre for Legal Education Conference will take place in June 2020 in Nottingham. The theme is ‘Impact and Wellbeing’ and we want your ideas to inform the conference. We’re, therefore, running an open competition to decide the theme for a plenary panel which will take place during the conference (see link below). panel […]

Intellectual Property, Finance and Corporate Governance (1st ed. 12 April 2018) by Dr Janice Denoncourt

The Law Teacher has reviewed CLE member Dr Janice Denoncourt’s book Intellectual Property, Finance and Corporate Governance (1st ed. 12 April 2018) recommending it as a valuable and authoritative learning resource for teaching intellectual property (IP) law and management.   There is now a go-to text to improve our understanding of finance and corporate governance when introducing students to these […]

Something must be done! Classifying legal education reviews.

There is, and always has been, a “crisis” in legal education. The nature of the crisis in one jurisdiction is, however, so often familiar to those outside it: concerns about cost, about access, about ethics, about practice-readiness affect us globally. It is an equally common response, it appears, to investigate and seek to address those […]

Publication of Nottingham Law Journal 2018 Special Legal Education Edition

In 2015, a special edition of the Nottingham Law Journal celebrated the outputs of our 2014 international conference, Value of Legal Education. We are delighted to continue this tradition in the newly published Volume 27(2).  This is guest edited by Pamela Henderson and our Visiting Professor, Pat Leighton, provided the editorial. Contributions from the UK, […]

Save the date! NLS Centre for Advocacy, Friday 28 June 2019

Advocacy and Vulnerable Witnesses: 20 Years on from the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 Nottingham Law School will host the third “International Advocacy Conference” on 28 June 2019. The Conference will bring together advocates, judges and academics from different jurisdictions and across disciplines to discuss and share best practice in the training of […]

Publication of NLJ 2018 Vol.1 Special Intellectual Property Law Education Edition

Volume 27(1) of the Nottingham Law Journal 2018 is edited by Dr Janice Denoncourt and features thematically linked articles in support of intellectual property (IP) law education and research.  Dr Sabine Jacques (University of East Anglia) explores the use of gamification in IP law education.  Peter van Dongen (Netherlands Patent Office) and Joe Sekhon (University […]

Guest post from Dr Liz Curran, Australian National University (and Visiting Senior Fellow at NLS)

In June this year, as a Nottingham Trent University Senior Fellow, I facilitated three workshops/roundtables at Nottingham Law School. The overarching themes for the three workshops was around the imperatives for ‘New Approaches to Lawyering’, to better meet the needs of community into the future. Each session had a very different focus and participant group. […]

LETR: 5 years on

Links to Paul Maharg’s blog covering the recent events at the conference in Leeds: LETR conference: Paper session 1 LETR conference: Professional Panel LETR conference: Parallel papers 2

The Legal Education and Training Review – 5 years on

The Legal Education and Training Review produced its final research report on the regulation of professional legal education for England and Wales almost exactly five years ago.  Today, Leeds Beckett University is hosting a conference to consider what has happened since. Paul and Jane from the CLE, together with Professor Julian Webb now of Melbourne […]