Legal Educology as General and Special Science of Education: Lithuanian and Transnational Experiences in the Field of Higher Education

Pasquale Policastro, ed. Towards Innovation in Legal Education, Eleven International Publishing, 2013, pp. 37-42

5 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2013 Last revised: 6 Feb 2014

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Tomas Berkmanas

Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Law

Date Written: February 1, 2013

Abstract

In this article we aim to consider the aspect of higher education in law in the perspective of ‘educology’. Legal educology thus, as a section of the general field of educology, has to comply to the general frameworks of higher education. However, it is also a very much unique science of education requiring special approaches to teaching, which are not always coherent with the general models. In this paper we linger on some aspects of the configuration of these two modes of legal educology – i.e. (1) being part of a general and (2) being special – and provide with some hints on the directions into which the teaching of lawyers could be developed or where problems could be raised. Five parts in this paper are separated by posing five relevant questions in a generative way.

Keywords: Legal education, legal educology, higher education, science of education

Suggested Citation

Berkmanas, Tomas, Legal Educology as General and Special Science of Education: Lithuanian and Transnational Experiences in the Field of Higher Education (February 1, 2013). Pasquale Policastro, ed. Towards Innovation in Legal Education, Eleven International Publishing, 2013, pp. 37-42, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2319511

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