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News

  • Call for Expressions of interest to host the 2022 ALT Conference are now open. The call closes on 30th September 2020 and further details and an outline template can be found here.  

  • The ALT Grants Scheme is now open for 2020. We are delighted to be able to continue to support legal education research. For information on each of our grants please see the relevant webpages here and Call for Applications here. If you have an idea and a little funding could make it happen, we want to hear from you. Deadline is 14th September.

  • Call for Special Issue Proposals on the Covid-19 Pandemic and Legal Education for The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education 2022: The Law Teacher invites proposals for a Special Issue reflecting on the Pandemic and Legal Education’s response to it. The deadline for proposals is Monday 5th October 2020 and final manuscripts will need to be with the Publishers in mid 2022. For full details see the Covid-19 Special Issue call for 2022

  • The Clinical Legal Education Handbook has been published as a free, open access online resource by The University of London Press. The Handbook offers direction on how to establish and run student law clinics and sets out guidance on both the pedagogical and regulatory considerations involved in the delivery of clinical programmes. It also provides an introduction to the existing body of research and scholarship on Clinical Legal Education (CLE). It can be downloaded for free here. Hardcopies can also be ordered for £35.

  • A new online, international, peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing high-quality, original research is to be launched on Friday 22 May 2020. The European Journal of Legal Education will publish articles on any aspect of legal education. It is the revived journal of the European Law Faculties Association. Details of the first issue, instructions for authors and contact details can be found on the the Journal’s website and this flyer

    The journal is keen to receive articles within its area of interest. For guidance to authors, details of the editorial board etc., please go to our website.

  • The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies has issued a call for papers:  The Director’s Series 2020/21 Law and Humanities in a Pandemic. Deadline for abstracts is 30th June 2020 for seminars scheduled throughout the 2020/21 academic year. For more details please see here.

  • Ben Waters, the Learning Resources Reviews Editor of our Journal the Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education would like to hear from you if you would like to review a book. Review copies can be sources for most books although please be aware that during the current Corona Virus pandemic some publishers are only offering e-copies of their books for review. For more information please see the Standing Call for Reviews or contact Ben directly: ben.waters@canterbury.ac.uk