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Should Law Lectures be Allowed to Teach and Practice at The Same Time? A Look at the Regulatory Framework in Malaysia

Rule 44(b) of the Legal Profession (Practice and Etiquette) Rules 1978 provides that and advocate and solicitor shall not be a full-time salaried employee of any person, firm (other than advocate and solicitor or firm of advocates and solicitor). A breach of this rule constitutes ‘misconduct’ and may be struck of the Roll of advocates and solicitors or suspended from practice for any period not exceeding five years. The way law school teaches law has come under intense criticism. Law schools have often stressed the doctrinal aspects of the law while ignoring practical skills. This essay discusses the aspects of law lectures, practice and the benefits for the legal education and practice.

Legal Profession
Harpajan Singh



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