Legal Education: Current Issues and Challenges
Legal education has had a short history in Singapore. The first law school in what is today known as the Naional University of Singapore (NUS) had its first cohort of graduates in 1961. NUS maintained a monopoly in local legal education for half a century until the second law school was set up in the Singapore Management University (SMU) in 2007. At the time of writing this chapter, a third law school is in the works, to be established in SIM University (UniSIM), with a view to "developing specialist expertise in family and criminal law" and a focus on "multi-disciplinary and applied learning.
Law, Singapore, legal education, universities
Higher Education | Law | Legal Education
Law, Society and Governance
The Legal System of Singapore: Institutions, Principles and Practices
Chan, Gary Kok Yew; Lee, Jack Tsen-Ta
City or Country
TAN, Seow Hon.
Legal Education: Current Issues and Challenges. (2015). The Legal System of Singapore: Institutions, Principles and Practices. 235-275. Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/1582