Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University

Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University


By (author) Nicholas J. Mcbride

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  • Publisher: LONGMAN
  • Format: Paperback | 392 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 214mm x 22mm | 481g
  • Publication date: 11 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 1408218801
  • ISBN 13: 9781408218808
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 48,963

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Letters to a Law Student relays all that a prospective law student needs to know before embarking on their studies. It provides a useful guide to those considering a law degree or conversion course and helps students prepare for what can be a daunting first year of study.

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"Highly recommended" - Charlotte Wathey, Law student, The Open University in THE

Table of contents

ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPart 1 THINKING ABOUT STUDYING LAW1. Why Law?2. The Right Stuff?3. Law Degree or GDL?Part 2 PREPARING TO STUDY LAW4. Arguing Effectively (1): Logical Arguments5. Arguing Effectively (2): Speculative Arguments6. Applying to University and Doing the LNAT7. Tips for Interview8. Some Traps to Avoid9. Advance Reading10. A Mini-Dictionary of English Law11. Some Last Advice Before You StartPart 3 STUDYING LAW12. The General Approach13. Using a Textbook14. Reading a Case15. Looking at Statutes16. Reading an Article17. Using the Internet18. Getting the Most Out Of Your TeachersPart 4 PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAMS19. How to Write an Essay20. A Sample Essay21. Answering a Problem Question22. Coping with Stress23. Tips on Revising24. Last Advice Before the ExamsPart 5 THINKING ABOUT THE FUTURE25. Moving OnAppendixEnd NotesIndex