Justice Margaret Beazley, President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal, launched the latest book co-edited by ANU Emeritus Professor Michael Coper.
The Future of Australian Legal Education (Lawbook Co, 2018) was launched in Sydney in December 2018, in Supreme Court of New South Wales.
The book – which collates papers given at The Future of Australian Legal Education conference held in Sydney in 2017 to mark the 10th anniversary of the Australian Academy of Law, the 90th anniversary of the Australian Law Journal, and the 30th anniversary of the Pearce Report on Australian Law Schools – is a joint venture between the Academy and the journal.
ANU Emeritus Professor Michael Coper, co-edited the book with the Honorary Kevin Lindgren AM QC and Justice Francois Kunc, and wrote an introduction and extensive overview.
The book covers nearly all aspects of legal education, from regulatory framework, to the curriculum, to the impact of technology, to what makes a good lawyer.