Challenges of Legal Education in the 21st Century

  • Ankita Singh and Janmejay Singh
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  • Ankita Singh

    Student at Babu Banarasi Das University, Lucknow, India

  • Janmejay Singh

    Pursuing Ph.D. in Law at Amity University Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract

If we look to the higher education in India, it is something which is changing continuously and adopting new policies and methodology. It cannot be denied that it is specially the legal education on which a deep repercussions can be seen due to the globalization. After India got independence, the legal education had gone through many reforms but still have to work hard on it so that it can compete with the international legal education. This article will talk about the historical background of legal education and the present situation of legal education reform that are taking place in various Law Schools with in the territory of India. Further, this article will look to the effects of globalization and what are the possible changes required so that the present curriculum become more relevant and meaningful for the law students. This article also focuses on the challenges and issues related to the teaching method, practical experience and the assessments of students that are there in legal education. The paper will discuss the steps that are to be taken in order to attract better faculty and also to the governing role of the BCI in the arena of legal education.

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International Journal of Law Managment and Humanities,
Volume 4, Issue 2, Page 2580 - 2588

DOI: http://doi.one/10.1732/IJLMH.26570

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