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The Future of Legal Education: Transatlantic Perspectives



Panel Debate with City Law School and CUNY Law School Faculty

This panel discussion will debate on the future of legal education in the UK and US, with an exciting delegation of 5 professors from CUNY law, City Law School's World Cities Initiative partner and City Law School faculty. A range of staff in academic and professional programmes will consider the future of legal education in their field. Panellists include legal education experts, those developing new programmes for new types of legal professionals, speakers reflecting upon the future of deregulation and the definition, nature and understanding of law degree.

About the Panel 

The panel will be made up of academics from the Law schools of both City University London and City University New York.

City University Academics

Nigel Duncan: Professor of Legal Education at The City Law School and Course Director of the LLM in Professional Legal Skills
Dr David Seymour: Lecturer on academic programmes

Additional Discussants:
Linda Jotham: Senior lecturer and Deputy Director of the LPC
Emily Allbon: Lecturer in Legal Skills and Method, Director - Mooting

CUNY Academics

David Nadvorney: David is the Director of the Professional Skills Centre at CUNY School of Law. He is active in law-related education organisations throughout the US and in New York, and works with law students who teach in public schools in the City. Since becoming Director of the Skills Centre in 1991, he has expanded the academic support available to include two summer programs and services to students through their fourth semester.
Ann Cammett: Professor Cammett teaches the third-year Family Law Concentration, New York Domestic Relations Law, and first-year Lawyering Seminar.  Professor Cammett's scholarship explores intersectional legal issues of race, gender, poverty, mass criminalisation and the family and she is a recognised expert on the policy implications of incarcerated parents with child support arrears and other collateral consequences of criminal convictions.

The panel will be chaired by the Dean of City Law School, Professor Carl Stychin and will be followed by a food and drink reception for all guests.

Please join us for the fourth and final event in the City Law School Spring Lecture Series

Event Timings

6:00pm - Welcome Refreshments
6:30pm - Event in AG01
7:30pm - Reception in AG04

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When & where

6.00pm - 8.00pmWednesday 23rd March 2016

AG01 College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB United Kingdom

Contact Details

City Events Team

+44 (0)20 7040 8037

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