Affect and Legal Education: Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law

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Paul Maharg, Caroline Maughan
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - Law - 322 pages
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This volume examines the role of emotion or affect in legal education. The authors argue for a revision of the curricula to take account of those aspects of humanity which are not in the realm of understanding and manipulating propositional reasoning.
 

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Contents

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IV
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About the author (2011)

Paul Maharg is Professor of Law at the Australian National University, and Professor of Law at Nottingham Law School. He has published extensively in the areas of legal education and legal critique. He has worked with regulators, law firms and law schools in England, Scotland, Canada, USA, Hong Kong and Australia. Caroline Maughan is a Principal Lecturer in Law and Director of Teaching and Learning at Bristol Law School, University of the West of England. She specializes in skills-based legal education. She currently teaches on the Bar Vocational Course and LLB year 3. She is a co-author of the OUP LPC manual 'Lawyers' Skills'. Her research interests are centred around legal education. She has published widely on skills-based, experiential and collaborative learning, and with Julian Webb co-edited Teaching Lawyers' Skills (1996) and co-wrote the student text Lawyering Skills and the Legal Process, (CUP Law in Context series, 2nd ed 2005). She has facilitated a number of workshops at conferences and staff development events across the UK.

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