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Cambridge dons are protesting that plans for a legal practice course at the university are not fitting for such an academic breeding ground.
The law - to these professors - may well be an intellectual pursuit no different from any of the other purely non-vocational subjects taught at Cambridge. But unlike subjects such as history or philosophy the law is all about practice, not academic debate.
Servicing the needs of Mammon may not appeal to those who revel in splendid academic isolation. But the refusal to engage with the modern business world reveals an anachronistic naivety and a mixture of intellectual snobbery and plain ignorance of the needs and demands of modern law firms.
It re-enforces their degree of isolation and the poverty of their arguments. The City may be better off without their help.