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'Education, education, education': legal, moral and clinical

Nicolson, Donald (2008) 'Education, education, education': legal, moral and clinical. Law Teacher, 42 (2). pp. 145-172. ISSN 0306-9400

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Abstract

This article brings together Professor Donald Nicolson's intellectual interest in professional legal ethics and his long-standing involvement with law clinics both as an advisor at the University of Cape Town and Director of the University of Bristol Law Clinic and the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic. In this article he looks at how legal education may help start this process of character development, arguing that the best means is through student involvement in voluntary law clinics. And here he builds upon his recent article which argues for voluntary, community service oriented law clinics over those which emphasise the education of students.