The first part of this paper focuses on legal education in the Philippines in general. It outlines the objectives of legal education, presents a brief profile of law schools, and discusses important changes in the law curriculum. The second part explains the Law Student Practice Rule adopted by the Supreme Court and describes the clinical legal education programs of law schools based thereon, including the legal aid programs of law schools as a whole. The paper ends with a summary and outlines some possibilities for law schools on the delivery of legal services to disadvantaged groups in the Philippines. (Editor’s abstract.)



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