ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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LEGAL EDUCATION-Is a National Law School Necessary

September 28, 1974 THE Bar Council of India has decided to start a National Law School with a view to improving the quality of legal education in the country. There is no doubt that legal education needs reform. But the creation of an elitist institution for a discipline like law when standards of legal education in general are so poor may have unanticipated and undesirable consequences. Any reform of legal education must he contemplated in the light of Indian conditions. Further, legal education cannot be considered in isolation but as part of higher education generally.

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