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How to Study Law 9th ed isbn 9780414088078

How to Study Law 8th ed

ISBN13: 9780414061538
New Edition ISBN: 9780414088078
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414033627
Published: June 2017
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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How to Study Law 8th ed 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.

  • Read about the various sources of English law and the structure of the National European and International law
  • Learn how to use a a law library, print and online resources, plus critical 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 exercisesthroughout the book to practice 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 careers and recommended further reading

Legal Skills and Method
1. Sources of the Law
2. Divisions of Law
3. Law and its Social Context

4. Finding Cases and Statutes
5. Reading Cases and Statutes
6. Legal Reasoning in Judgments
7. Statutory Interpretation
8. Reading Research Materials
9. Studying at University