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Does Law Have a Place in the Modern University?


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Speaker(s): Professor Roderick MacDonald
Chair: Professor Neil Duxbury

Recorded on 7 February 2012 in New Theatre, East Building.

Universities are facing increasing pressure to be relevant for students entering the job market. Yet law faculties are under increasing pressure to become less professional and to broaden their curriculum with interdisciplinary courses in the liberal arts. Might the study of law reclaim the central role that it played in the University a millennium ago?

Roderick MacDonald is F R Scott Professor of Constitutional and Public Law at McGill and visiting professor at LSE Law.

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