(2010) Canadian Legal Education Annual Review 9
18 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2012
Date Written: 2010
After many years of debate and resistance the Canadian legal profession is finally accepting that compulsory professional development is a necessity. We argue that as the legal profession begins to design and deliver these programmes it should take into consideration the insights of the educational literature on lifelong learning. By way of a concrete example we explore the ways in which lifelong learning theory can inform the design and delivery of legal ethics education.
Keywords: ethics, education, professional development
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Devlin, Richard and Downie, Jocelyn, '...And the Learners Shall Inherit the Earth': Continuing Professional Development, Life Long Learning and Legal Ethics Education (2010). (2010) Canadian Legal Education Annual Review 9. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2102556