Legal education under the spotlight

 

Professor Carol Jones, from the School of Legal Studies, will present the lecture on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 at 6pm.

The free lecture, titled Technopols and ‘Gentleman Lawyers’, will take place in the Millennium City Building Lecture Theatre at Wolverhampton City Campus.

Professor Jones said: “In the lecture, I will argue that legal education is increasingly abandoning its civic and social justice values, focusing instead on subjects which serve the global market economy.”

Professor Jones will relate the changes to the teaching of law in universities.

For more information, visit the website www.wlv.ac.uk/publiclecture  or call the Graduate School on 01902 32 3407.

Further information

Professor Carol Jones is an expert in socio-legal studies, and is a specialist in East Asia, publishing books on criminal justice in Hong Kong and law in China. She has been a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University and the American Bar Foundation, Chicago, and is affiliated to the Centre for Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong and the Asian Law Centre, University of Melbourne.

For media inquiries, contact Vickie Woodward in the Press Office on 01902 322736 or 07973 335112.

 

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