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In part I of “Shifting Paradigms,” you heard about Transsystemia at McGill’s Faculty of Law–but what does this pedagogical approach look like elsewhere?

In part II of this two-part episode, we sat down with comparative and private law Professor Pascal Ancel of the University of Luxembourg and constitutional and Indigenous law Professor John Borrows of the University of Victoria on their transsystemic-inspired programs. Professor Ancel led a working group that created le bachelor transnational at the University of Luxembourg, while Professor John Borrows is currently leading the University of Victoria’s proposed joint degree in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders, alongside Professor Val Napoleon.

The words, interviews, and production of this two-part podcast are by Emma Noradounkian, Podcast Editor for volume 63 of the MLJ.

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Category:Legal Education -- posted at: 12:45pm EDT
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Transsystemia is the term that is controversially used to describe the academic program at McGill’s Faculty of Law. This pedagogical approach is often praised by its practitioners, welcomed but doubted by onlookers in other law faculties, and challenging, to say the least, for its students. Is Transsystemia the be-all-end-all in legal education? And what have been some of the challenges and successes in applying this approach at McGill and elsewhere?

In part I of this two-part episode, we speak with former McGill Law student and current Professor of private law, Rosalie Jukier, and McGill Law Chair of the 1995-1996 Committee on Curricular Reform, Professor Shauna Van Praagh, to hear their thoughts on these questions and more.

The words, interviews, and production of this two-part podcast are by Emma Noradounkian, Podcast Editor for volume 63 of the MLJ.

Direct download: Part_I_Transsystemia.mp3
Category:Legal Education -- posted at: 10:43am EDT
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In this episode, we ask whether three new law schools could be the solution to Canada’s access to justice crisis. Professors Harry Arthurs of Osgoode Hall Law School and Jason Maclean of Lakehead University’s Law Faculty weigh in on the future of legal education.

Direct download: MLJCast_26_-_Legal_Education.mp3
Category:Legal Education -- posted at: 6:31pm EDT
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