In law, West is not really best

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While most of our law books draw from ‘wisdom’ from the West, there is much about jurisprudence to be learnt from the great Asian civilisations. With the end of the year drawing nigh, thoughts turn to the state of legal education in this country. Many advances have been made since the inception of the first local law programme at the University of Malaya in 1972. However, some debilitating drawbacks remain. Legal education in this country is too profession-oriented and not sufficiently people-oriented ...... Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)