One of the more interesting aspects of my job is that I get thrown into new situations every other day. Whether I have asked for it or not. Which is mostly not fun at all; not only is the illusory nature of free choice made quite clear, but to be made to stand face to … Continue reading Parens patriae or where I realise that educational choices are rarely made alone
The path does not get easier, it’s a series of exams, each increasing in time and mental capacity. I am not saying this to discourage anyone, just to prepare you for what you are about to undertake.
Raushan Tara Jaswal is an incoming LL.M. candidate at the University of Cambridge, and is also the recipient of the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship.
The distaste was quite evident, “We actually tell students to stay away from people like you” he told me.
I was so enmeshed in publishing more interviews, asking more people what were the steps before and after the LL.M etc that I had lost sight of the fact that one's education is not always a linear process.
If nothing else though, the episode does act as a welcome reminder of just how important it is to research before enrolling into any course in any country.
The Amicus blog began life sometime in August last year, starting off with some (very) rudimentary advice on how to go about the LL.M. application process. Since then, the blog has carried some interesting interviews and posts, with the most popular being the First-Person Account (FPA’s) series.
Amicus Partners gave a short talk on LLM applications at the Hidayatullah National Law University in Raipur. These are some of the memories made.
The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), has released a brochure for applicants interested in the Fulbright scholarships 2020-21.
This post is about the future, the future of legal education and how the Indian law graduate is being viewed by universities and law schools across the world.
One of the goals of Amicus Partners is to conduct research on the career trajectories of this country’s law graduates.
Professor John Flood answers a question (or two) on legal education and the legal profession.
For those Indian law graduates looking to join academia, here is a development that ought to be of interest.
There are lawyers who are considering “executive” LLMs – courses with a reduced residency requirement, tailored to fit into a working professional’s schedule.
A Professor of Law at Griffith University, John Flood has written extensively on the changing nature of the legal profession, amongst other things.
Clickbait-ey it may be is, but the headline is my one-line takeaway for me after attending a recent symposium on the future of legal education. Held in New Delhi (cough cough) over the past weekend, the two-day event saw multiple panel discussions, each with a diverse mix of speakers. For me (and Amicus Partners), the … Continue reading Let’s talk about legal ed (baby?)