Andrew Harding, Ph.D., Monash University, is Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore.
Jiaxiang Hu, Ph.D. (2003), Edinburgh University, is Professor of Public International Law at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Maartje de Visser, Ph.D. (2009), Tilburg University, is Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Postgraduate Teaching & Curriculum) at the School of Law, Singapore Management University.
Academics in Asia and beyond interested in legal educational developments across Asia, and law school administrators and public officials concerned with university legal education from a policy perspective.
Table of contents
Maartje de Visser, Hu Jiaxiang and Andrew Harding
1 The Fall and Rise of Legal Education in Asia: Inhibition, Imitation, Innovation
2 Asian Culture Meets Western Law, the Collective Confronts the Individual: The Necessity and Challenges of a Cross-cultural Legal Education
Francis SL Wang and Laura WY Young
3 Going Global: Australia Looks to Internationalise Legal Education
Ann Black and Peter Black
4 The Rhetoric of Corruption & The Law School Curriculum: Why Aren’t Law Schools Teaching About Corruption?
5 Teaching Comparative Law in Singapore: Global and Local Challenges
Andrew Harding and Maartje de Visser
6 International Moot Court as Equaliser: An Asian Paradigm
7 “Closing the Gap” between Legal Education and Courtroom Practice in Japan: Yôken Jijitsu Teaching and the Role of the Judiciary
8 Legal Education in South Korea: Does Continuance of the Old Judicial Examination Style Ruin the Dream of Ideal Legal Education?
Yong Chul Park
9 Experientialization of Legal Education in Hong Kong – Adoption and Adaptation
Wilson Chow, Michael Ng and Julienne Jen
10 Preparing for the Sinicization of the Western Legal Tradition: The Case of Peking University School of Transnational Law
Philip J. McConnaughay and Colleen B. Toomey
11 Globalisation and Innovative Study: Legal Education in China
Li Xueyao, Li Yiran and Hu Jiaxiang
12 Legal Education in 21st Century Vietnam: From Imitation to Renovation
Bui Ngoc Son
13 Legal Studies at Thammasat University: A Microcosm of the Development of Thai Legal Education
14 Second Fiddle: Why Indonesia’s Top Graduates Shy Away from being Judges and Prosecutors, and What We Can Do about It
Linda Yanti Sulistiawati and Ibrahim Hanif