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legal education


law schools and courses in Australia

See blogs below for useful resources for law students




We believe sedentary classrooms should be a thing of the past,

The classroom is a relic, left over from the Industrial Revolution.”

Mind & body learning



Edtech startup ecosystem in Australia

Edtech review

Some startups in Oz impacting education




university rankings by students

Rate your uni

The Conversation article about rate your professor and more with commentary and links to various sites


on the future of universities

Universities Australia Jul 2016 Higher Education: Where to from here?

Articles from The Conversation on the Future of Higher Education

2015 Podcast from the University of South Australia

2014-2015 Government paper, Driving Innovation, Fairness and Excellence in Australian Higher Education

2014 Go8 Report on Demand for Higher Ed in Australia

E&Y 2012 Report

2011 Report Disrupting College How Disruptive Innovation Can Deliver Quality and Affordability to Postsecondary Education

American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know®

2015 UQ report on Future trends in teaching and learning

2008 Chapter by Glyn Davis The Future of Australian Higher Education


 careers in law




university career services offices – many of these restrict access to students and recent alumni or similar


general law careers, esp academic

talking about the law


tools & skills

 Some tools to help guide career choices



smart contracts

2016 AFR article  Blockchain ‘smart contracts’ to disrupt lawyers


  some US law schools offering courses in lawtech etc


 SMM info & tools




youveenteredlawland – an excellent blog with informative posts and useful links by a ‘junior corporate lawyer in a top-tier firm’

Melissa Castan~Legal Education – more great information and links from Monash lecturer, Melissa Castan


thetimeblawg – tech, social media and law


more to read


On equal participation in the legal education system: Commentary: The Implications of Being a Society of One, 20 U.S.F. L. Rev. 503 (1985-1986)

Executive education – stackable approaches toward learning

Field, R; Duffy, J; Huggins, A, Lawyering and Positive Professional Identities, LexisNexis, 2014

Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation by Jay Samit

The Fissured Workplace by David Weil

plus ça change
  • Clark, Charles E. (1942) ‘The Function of Law in a Democratic Society’ 9 University of Chicago Law Review 393.
  • Frank, Jerome N. (1933) ‘Why Not a Clinical Lawyer-School?’ Faculty Scholarship Series. 4109.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1881) The Common Law. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company.
Innovation in Legal Ed
  • Lamparello, Adam (2016) The Integrated Law School Curriculum, 8 Elon Law Review 407.
  • Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century by Harry Braverman, 1974, ‘overturned the reigning ideologies of academic sociology, became the standard text for many basic areas of sociological inquiry, including the science of managerial control, the relationship of technological innovation to social class, and the eradication of skill from work under capitalism’
  • Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences


general interest

maybe edifying, maybe just for fun, etc

Institute of Art and Ideas

LIFE, ANIMATED, the story of Owen Suskind

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli

Information is Beautiful

Brain Pickings

Nick Bantock’s blog



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