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Title: The Legal Profession in Nigeria and the Need for Skill Competencies: An Examination of Current Changes in the Legal Education System
Authors: Lawal, Vicki
Stilwell, Christine
Kuhn, Rosemary
Underwood, Peter
Keywords: Information literacy
Issue Date: 4-Jun-2012
Publisher: Kenya Library Association
Series/Report no.: SCECSAL 2012;Pp 139 - 148
Abstract: This article examines the efforts undertaken to restructure the legal education system in Nigeria. It investigates the connection between contextual influences and professional development. particularly with respect to the concept Of legal information literacy and the value of acquired educational skills in the context Of legal practice in Nigeria Preliminary findings on the study provide an assessment of the efforts by the Nigerian Law School (NLS) in developing needed competency skills to meet the current challenges of legal practice in Nigeria. It also proffers recommendations on how the concept of information literacy can provide a suitable platform for developing a legal information literacy paradigm for legal education and practice in Nigeria.
Description: XX SCECSAL Hosted by: Kenya Library Association Theme: SCECSAL 2012 Information for Sustainable Development in Digital Environment. Date 4th - 8th June 2012. Venue Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3411
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