Category Archives: Academia

Being a student again

Set a thief to catch a thief. A poacher turned gamekeeper. It is always useful to get another perspective on a job you think you know and that sometimes happens by adopting another role. Simulation and role play can only … Continue reading

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Student Attitudes to Clinical Legal Education – Survey

I have posted a new page (if that makes sense, in WordPress terminology). It used to be a blog post, but it dominated far too much of my blog “feed”, so I have rendered it as a standalone page. Do … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Law Project AGM 2013

I was torn between two titles for this blog. A functional option 1 was the winner. Option 2 was an obscure mouthful, “Pro bono student law clinics, horses, the Forth bridge and stuck records,” which now survives as something of … Continue reading

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Clinical Legal Education: My reflections on the Form and Funding event at LSBU

I have blogged about my interest in clinical legal education and pro bono publico student law clinics a number of times (see here, here and, for good measure, my Streetlaw blog here). A developing interest in terms of my pedagogical study is … Continue reading

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The gift of time? My first Prezi.

I have a presentation to undertake for my PG Certificate in Higher Education this week. I decided to try to put together a Prezi presentation for this. It took far longer than I hoped to do so, perhaps because I … Continue reading

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Resorting to Crime

On Thursday 17 January I attended a lecture of the new Regius Professor at the University of Glasgow, James Chalmers. His inaugural* lecture, the beginning of a programme of events for the Tercentenary of the Regius Chair, was entitled Resorting To Crime (PDF). Do have a … Continue reading

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Streetlaw

Have you heard of Streetlaw? If not, what springs to mind? When I first heard the term my thoughts veered from: (a) being streetwise about the law; (b) the law that governs you when you are on the street (and … Continue reading

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