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Glanville Williams: Learning the Law

Glanville Williams: Learning the Law
17th Edition
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Legal Skills
ISBN:  9780414069114
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Author:ATH Smith
Publication Date:  30 Sep 2020
Format:  Paperback, eBook - ProView
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"Essential reading for anyone embarking on the study of law or on a course that includes an element of law.” NEW LAW JOURNAL
“…Learning the Law opens a secret garden of knowledge…” THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

First published in 1945, Glanville Williams: Learning the Law has been introducing students to the foundation skills needed to study law effectively for over 70 years. Now in its 17th edition, it is still the must-have book for every student embarking upon a law degree.
  • Introduces students to the basic legal materials such as statutes and case law, and explains how these are to be read and interpreted in the light of common law doctrines of precedent 
  • Explains how legal problems are to be solved and discussed in the examination room 
  • Offers advice on study methods, exam preparation, time and stress management 
  • Discusses the methods of legal research, and explains where to look for the law, both on paper and electronically 
  • Covers participation in moots, mock trials and other competitions 
  • Discusses employment prospects and gives advice on seeking and obtaining work 
  • Provides recommendations for further reading within and outside the law
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