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The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Frank S. Bloch

Abstract

This book describes the central concepts, goals, and methods of clinical legal education from a global perspective, with a particular emphasis on its social justice mission. Certain common features have contributed to clinical legal education's growing influence around the world, most notably its focus on lawyering skills and professional values. Even so, law school clinics vary considerably from country to country due to differences in legal systems and professional and academic cultures that have led to the development of a variety of distinctive national and regional approaches to clinical ... More

Keywords: clinical legal education, legal aid clinic, global clinical movement, social justice, community, justice mission, reform, legal profession, professional values, lawyering skills

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195381146
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.001.0001

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Frank S. Bloch, editor

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