Democracy and Pedagogy Count

  • John FienEmail author
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 20)


The famous law professor Lloyd L. Weinreb once reflected on his career teaching criminal law by analysing how he began his teaching at Harvard in 1965. He recalls that his first choice was to select the textbook for his course, and that he found it in ‘a very fat book of more than 1400 pages’ published in 1940 and still in its first edition. He justified his choice by noting that the book not only contained all the representative legislation but also ‘an abundance of additional material: reports, essays, questions, problems, [etc.]’ (Weinreg, Ohio State J Crim Law 7, p 279, 2009).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Innovation and Leadership ProgramRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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