The Law Student's Handbook

The Law Student's Handbook

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The Law Student's Handbook offers a practical and informative guide to studying law. It introduces the ways in which law is taught, then covers in detail the practical study and academic skills required to study law. The authors complete the picture by looking ahead to legal careers. This is ideal as pre-course reading for prospective law students, and can also be a valuable point of reference during the first year and throughout a law degree. Summary points, tip boxes, and margin notes encourage students to actively engage with the material, while the Online Resource Centre provides a wealth of additional information such as information about law courses and sources of postgraduate finance. The online multiple-choice questions offer students the chance to check their understanding and appreciation of the issues involved in studying law. Online Resource Centre - Law courses available - The gobbledygook test - Addresses of professional bodies - Sources of postgraduate finance - Further reading - Useful web links (newspapers, estates gazette, etc) - Student testimonials - on getting to grips with a law library, etc. - Activities - putting some of the skills into practice through multiple-choice questionsessays. and. projects. Writing legal opinions and advice, complex letters and documents is a large part of the lawyera#39;s business. ... This practice, fed by the deplorable standards of English now prevalent, has done a great deal to increase the sloppiness and ... written work for correction whether in the form of short essays or more ambitious pieces of work entitled thesis, project, long essay or whatever.

Title:The Law Student's Handbook
Author:Steve Wilson, Phillip Kenny
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2007-05-03


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