The early history of legal education in the English-speaking Caribbean reflects a struggle for local identity and authenticity, while serving multiple states. Because schools are key locales for the making of docile bodies, West Indian lawyers experienced “subjection,” a process that names new categories of persons but also subjects them to an articulation of disciplinary powers not of their own making.
Mindie Lazarus-Black; After Empire: Training Lawyers as a Postcolonial Enterprise. Small Axe 1 February 2008; 12 (1): 38–56. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/-12-1-38
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