Letters to a Law Student

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

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 138 x 214 x 22mm | 480.81g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • LONGMAN
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1408218801
  • 9781408218808
  • 70,348

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 show more

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

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