Broader Social Context as a Lens for Learning: Teaching Criminal Law

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Alex Steel

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

Melanie Schwartz

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

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Date Written: July 15, 2013

Abstract

This chapter considers how best to teach criminal law in broader social contexts and beyond a focus on positivist doctrinal accounts. It provides examples of how broader social science research could be included within a criminal law curriculum. It is a draft version of the submitted chapter, and not to be cited without permission.

Keywords: criminal law, legal education

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Steel, Alex and Schwartz, Melanie, Broader Social Context as a Lens for Learning: Teaching Criminal Law (July 15, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2304217 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2304217

Alex Steel (Contact Author)

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

Melanie Schwartz

University of New South Wales (UNSW) ( email )

Kensington
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

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