Legal Theory, Practice and Education

Edited by David Frenkel

ISBN: 978-960-85411-5-3, 252 pages

First published in 2011 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 50 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Electronic copy: 30

 

 

Table of Contents

 

1.

Introduction

Carsten Gerner-Beuerle and David A. Frenkel

5

Part I: Legal Education

2.

Integrating Skills into the Study of Law

Lee Stuesser

13

3.

Skills Assumptions in Legal Education

Claire de Than and Jesse Elvin

25

4.

Enhancing the Cosmopolitan Element in the Law Curriculum: The Lessons of Comparative Law

Antonios Emmanuel Platsas

39

5.

The Law of Death and Dying: A New Course for College Students

Miriam Salholz

53

6.

Encountering Antigone: Personal and Civic Duties and the Art of the Advocate

Michael P. Malloy

71

7.

Edith Whartons America: Tracing the Context of American Legal Realism

James Gray

83

8.

What are the Benefits of Teaching Australian Law to Non-law Students from Non-English speaking Backgrounds and Cultures?

Alison Owens and Irene Wex

99

Part II: Legal Practice

9.

Professional Development Training in Law Firms in the Global Recession: Are Short-Term Savings and Long-Term Planning Mutually Exclusive?

Penny Cooper

117

10.

Consequences of Double-Vision in Advocacy Efforts

Aaron Porter

131

11.

Between Images and Realities of Legal Practice: Young Lawyers Lifestyles

Anna Chronopoulou

147

12.

Consumptions in Transition: Law Firms Practices in England

Anna Chronopoulou

163

13.

Non Adversarial Justice in Common Law Jurisdictions: Principles, Practice, and Tensions

Judy Gutman

177

Part III: Legal Theory

14.

The Lost Legal System: Pre-Common Law Ireland and the Brehon Law

Noelle Higgins

193

15.

The Goals of the Chinese Judiciary: Rationality Analysis

Li Li

205

16.

Kafka's view on Law, Justice, and Punishment

Raya Frenkel and David A. Frenkel

217

17.

Agamben, the Exception and Law

Tom Frost

227

18.

Respect, Honour, Dignity, Violence and Youthful Gang Offenders in the Honour Cultures of Urban Street Gangs

Cecil J. Hunt, II

 

239