Teaching law and bridging the theory-practice divide

In our information age, access to sources of the law is no longer limited to lawyers with big law libraries – or to lawyers who have memorised chunks of such libraries. So, what is the relevance of the lawyer in our current age? At least part of the answer, I think, is that a good lawyer should be able to think creatively and find practical solutions to real-world problems. As such, as a law teacher, it is important for me to introduce my students to contemporary legal challenges, and help them to bridge the theory-practice divide. Read more here (August 2021), here (April 2021), here (November 2019), here (August 2019), or here (June 2018).