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Exporting Legal Education: Lessons Learned from Efforts in Transition Countries


Ronald A. Brand


University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

August 1, 2010

Harvard International Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, Summer 2010
U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-29

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A convergence of inward and outward-looking processes in US law schools creates both risk and potential reward in the development of legal education. As law faculties engage in the current process of changing the traditional law school curriculum, they should carefully coordinate a desire for internal goals with an understanding of external impact, realizing that this process is likely to affect not just US law schools, but legal education across the globe. Changes in the curriculum at US law schools should be responsive, not only to concerns about the legal marketplace in the United States, but also to the impact of that change on developments outside the United States. Otherwise the result may be both the abdication of US leadership in legal education and a significant negative impact on the way in which US legal education can be and has been a catalyst for positive change in transition countries.

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Keywords: US legal education, legal education, United States, law school curriculum, traditional, reform, development, legal education centers, clinics, export of legal education, transition countries, international impact, international legal education, legal systems, practical skills, problem-solving

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Date posted: September 9, 2010  

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Brand, Ronald A., Exporting Legal Education: Lessons Learned from Efforts in Transition Countries (August 1, 2010). Harvard International Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, Summer 2010; U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-29. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1670922

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University of Pittsburgh - School of Law ( email )
3900 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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