LAW EDUCATION IN INDIA: REVAMPING IS THE NEED OF HOUR

Ashutosh Bairagi

Abstract


Legal education in a country, whether developed or developing, operates in a particular socio-economic and political context and aims to fulfill the needs of society by producing law graduates who are competent enough to take up a wide range of responsibilities as legal professionals.  Today legal education has to meet not only the requirements of the Bar but also of the new needs of trade, commerce and industry in the context of growing internationalization of the legal profession. Problems existing in current law education system are obstacles in the path of its development and quality output in the form of law graduates. Legal education system need new ideas, thinking and innovations to make it more relevant, effective, trustworthy, authentic and focused on research and legal training to produce qualitative lawyers in the country. This paper highlights the lacunas present in existing law education system in India and suggest measures to reform it.


Keywords


REVAMPING, cultured law-abiding, degeneration

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References


 The Advocates Act,1961

 Agarwal, S.K., ―A Report on Legal Education in India-Problems and Perspectives, 1972

 Devadas, Advocate, History of Legal Education in India, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Cochin

 Jane E. Schukoske, ‘Legal Education Report in India: Dialogue Among Indian Law Teachers,’ Jindal Global Law Review, 1 (2009), 251-279, at 265

 https://blog.ipleaders.in/legal-education/


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