How to Write Law Essays and Exams

How to Write Law Essays and Exams

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How to Write Law Essays and Exams provides law students with a practical and proven method of analysing and answering essay and exam questions. The book focuses on those questions that give students the most trouble, namely problem questions, but its techniques are equally applicable to other types of essays. Designed for law students of all levels, including those on A-level, university, conversion, and vocational courses, the text helps students understand their substantive courses while at the same time teaching vital writing and analytical skills. In addition to providing a framework for analysing and writing law essays, the book teaches students how to identify relevant legal authorities, distinguish and harmonise conflicting legal precedents and evaluate the applicability of the law to the facts of the question at hand. The book also contains specific law-related revision techniques and general writing tips. The tried and tested techniques contained in this book have increased numerous students' understanding and enjoyment of their law courses, while simultaneously improving their marks.

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 16mm | 399.16g
  • Oxford University Press
  • OxfordUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0199533571
  • 9780199533572
  • 71,661

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Review from previous edition Review from previous edition 'There really is no other book that addresses so completely the issues tackled in this one. Many "Question and Answer" books will give subject-based guidance on how to tackle certain topics, but this book provides a tactical approach which can be adapted to fit virtually any type of legal problem or essay. An essential book for the library and, arguably, for all first year student's reading lists.' Alison Bone, University of Brighton, The Law Quarterly Review 'The book is organised in a clear and logical manner and uses text boxes with important points and summaries to good effect.' TSG Life, Summer 2006

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About S. I. Strong

Dr S I Strong has over fifteen years' experience in the legal field, teaching law at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and practising as a solicitor in London and as an attorney in New York and Chicago. Dr Strong has additional experience as an editor and as a teacher of writing, and holds numerous awards for her writing and legal analysis, including the Yorke Prize for outstanding doctoral dissertation from the University of Cambridge. Dr Strong is currently an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Missouri, Columbia, as well as Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution.

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