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learning process.  A significant impact of the development of IT for learning is its facilitation of active, students centered learning and easy nurturing of research and analytical capability.

International Dimensions of Quality Legal Infrastructure

The legal profession is heavily involved in international business transactions and governance, to provide the necessary legal framework for contracts, agreements and protocols.

Correspondingly, it is common practice for services to be outsourced especially from the developed to some of the developing countries.  Legal services have been part of such activities that have been outsourced, the main beneficiaries of which are Asian countries.  A lot of collaboration is also going on among European Countries, United States of America and Asian Countries in knowledge and information sharing, staff and students exchange.

In Africa, only South Africa seems to be a beneficiary of these collaborative ventures at the international level.

The gains made in the early sixties where the quality of legal education in Nigeria was as good as that which obtains anywhere seems to have evaporated.

This position can only be remedied by having a legal education system and legal practice which the international community has confidence and assurances in its quality.

We have discussed as above some of the pathways to achieving these goals.

Others would include provision of suitable, befitting physical infrastructure and comfort, stable academic calendar devoid of incessant strikes, quality peer assessed research and


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