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How to Study Law

How to Study Law
9h Edition
Series:  Legal Skills Series
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Legal Skills
ISBN:  9780414088078
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  30 Jun 2021
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Introduction to Law

How to Study Law equips new law students with the vital foundation skills for the successful study of law. It introduces students to the system and sources of English law, and goes on to demonstrate how to find, read and analyse a variety of legal materials - cases, statutes, articles and research reports - in print and online, using original sources. Diagrams, worked examples and practical exercises allow students to practice and test their new skills. Learn precisely How to Study Law with this practical guide for all new law students:
  • Read about the various sources of English law and the structure of the National, European and International law
  • Learn how to use a law library, print and online resources, plus crucial legal databases such as Westlaw UK
  • Get detailed pointers for navigating your way around complex legal materials
  • Gain valuable tips on writing assignments, revising for and taking exams, and giving oral presentations
  • Use the exercises throughout the book to practise what you learn and to hone your lawyerly skills
  • Appendices include a handy list of abbreviations for the key journals and law report series, advice on care

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CONTENTS

Part 1
Chapter 1 Sources of the law
Chapter 2 Divisions of law
Chapter 3 Law and its Social Context

Part 2
Chapter 4 Finding cases and statutes
Chapter 5 Reading cases and statutes
Chapter 6 Legal Reasoning in Judgments
Chapter 7 Statutory Interpretation
Chapter 8 Reading research materials
Chapter 9 Studying at University

APPENDIX I MOVING ON: FURTHER STUDY AND CAREERS
APPENDIX II ABBREVIATIONS
APPENDIX III EXERCISE ANSWERS
APPENDIX IV FURTHER READING
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