El Máster de Sociología Jurídica de Oñati: la Percepción de los Graduados (The Oñati Master on Sociology of Law: the Alumnae’s Perception)

Authors

  • Susana Arrese Murguzur International Institute for the Sociology of Law
  • Rogelio Pérez Perdomo Universidad Metropolitana

Keywords:

Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Alumnae’s opinion on the Oñati Institute, Legal education, Instituto Internacional de Sociología Jurídica de Oñati, Opinión del alumnado sobre el Instituto, educación legal

Abstract

The article is a contribution to the evaluation of the master program of the Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law in its 25th anniversary. It describes the geographical origin of the 289 graduates and reports their opinions regarding the program. In general, the alumnae describe as positive their academic experience as very positive. They appreciate acquiring a new vision of law and the suitable instruments for their analyses. They report that their studies have been useful for their current performance as professors, judges, civil servants or lawyers in their country of origin. They evaluate very positively the contacts with professors and staff, the institute’s services and the conviviality in the residence and in the town of Oñati. No negative opinions were received.

Como contribución para un balance de los 25 años de vida del Instituto Internacional de Sociología Jurídica de Oñati, el artículo describe la procedencia geográfica de los 289 graduados que ha producido y reporta las opiniones de éstos. En general, los graduados consideran su experiencia académica como muy positiva apreciando haber adquirido una manera nueva de mirar al derecho e instrumentos adecuados para su análisis. Opinan que los estudios han sido útiles para sus tareas actuales en sus países de origen en donde se desempeñan como profesores, jueces, funcionarios o abogados. Consideran muy positivamente la relación que tuvieron con los profesores y el personal del instituto, los servicios que éste ofrece y la convivialidad tanto en la residencia como en el pueblo de Oñati. No se recibieron opiniones negativas.

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Author Biography

Rogelio Pérez Perdomo, Universidad Metropolitana

Studies of law at Universidad Central de Venezuela (1959-64), philosophy and sociology of law at Paris (1964-66) and Harvard (1971-72). L1M (Harvard, 1972) and Dr. Ciencias/Derecho (SJD), Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1976. Professor of law and former dean, Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas. Frequent Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School since 1998. Professor at Universidad Central de Venezuela (1967-1988) and Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (1988-1998). Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex (1977), Visiting Professor at University of the Basque Country (1991-1992), CIDE and Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas of UNAM, Mexico (2010). Florida International University College of Law, 2012. Academic Director of Stanford Program for International Legal Studies (1999-2001), Scientific Director of Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law (1991-92). President of the Research Committee on Sociology of Law, International Sociological Association (1992-1995). International Scholarship Prize. Law and Society Association. 2011. Premio a la Investigación y Creación Intelectual. Universidad Metropolitana, 2005-2006. Many academic publications. The most recent books are Justicia e injusticias en Venezuela (Academia de la Historia and Universidad Metropolitana, 2011) and Law in many societies (co-editors: Lawrence Friedman and Manuel Gómez, Stanford University Press, 2011). Present research lines: legal scholarship and legal culture.

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Published

03-10-2014

How to Cite

Arrese Murguzur, S. and Pérez Perdomo, R. (2014) “El Máster de Sociología Jurídica de Oñati: la Percepción de los Graduados (The Oñati Master on Sociology of Law: the Alumnae’s Perception)”, Oñati Socio-Legal Series, 6(3), pp. 901–919. Available at: https://opo.iisj.net/index.php/osls/article/view/525 (Accessed: 19 January 2022).

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Case Studies - Estudios de Caso