I get Malcolm Mackay to discuss the future of legal education, and the legal profession as well.
Columbia Law School has a reputation for being very competitive, which I am learning is not entirely true. The students out here are extremely driven and hardworking, but many go out of their way to help each other.
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.
Amicus Partners speaks with Cristóbal Alvear who is part of the faculty at IE Law School.
Balu G Nair is pursuing an LLM at Melbourne Law School. The NUJS grad discusses the pros of an international LLM, the Alex Chernov scholarship, and more
Kanad Bagchi discusses Indian law schools and the research spaces they have created, the advantages of studying abroad, and a whole lot more.
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.
Ameen Jauhar, a graduate of NUJS ('12), recently completed an MSc in Systematic Reviews for Social Policy and Practice from the University College London.
Sapna Reheem Shaila discusses the LLM at the School of Oriental and African Studies, her ongoing doctorate studies, and a whole lot more.
Ayushi Agarwal, a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholar at Oxford University, talks about the BCL course, admissions and much more.
Professor John Flood answers a question (or two) on legal education and the legal profession.
Dhvani Mehta is one of the founding members of the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. The Rhodes scholar has spent a considerable amount of time at Oxford University; after her BCL, she went on to complete an MPhil and then a DPhil in law from Oxford. In this podcast, she talks about legal education, her … Continue reading The Amicus Podcast Episode 05: Dhvani Mehta (Oxford University, VCLP)
In the second part of the interview (you can read Part 1 here), Dhvani talks about focusing on academy and research in Indian law schools, the kind of lawyers that VCLP is looking to hire, and a whole lot more. How do you encourage academic research in Indian law schools? One [way] is … Continue reading The Amicus Interviews: Dhvani Mehta on Indian legal education, LLMs and more (Part 2)
Prof. Margareth Etienne on how to identify the ideal law school, writing the Statement of Purpose, the JSD degree, and a whole lot more.
For those Indian law graduates looking to join academia, here is a development that ought to be of interest.