Studying Law

Studying Law

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Studying Law introduces students to the fundamental legal skills that they will need to successfully study the subject, such as case analysis, legislative interpretation, problem solving and essay writing, and to the core Law subjects themselves and the distinctions between them.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 12.7mm | 468g
  • Red Globe Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th ed. 2014
  • 264 p.
  • 1137412682
  • 9781137412683
  • 75,281

Table of contents

1. Studying Law: What's It All About?.- 2. The Jurisdictions of the Principal Courts.- 3. The Constitutional Background to English Law.- 4. The Sources of English Law.- 5. The Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.- 6. Finding and Citing the Sources of Law.- 7. Legal Method.- 8. Written English.- 9. Writing Case Notes.- 10. Answering Essay Questions.- 11. Answering Problem Questions.- 12. Oral Skills.- Appendix 1: Extracts from the European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights.- Appendix 2: Law Reports and Journals: Some Useful References.- Index.
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About Simon Askey

Simon Askey is Deputy Director of the Undergraduate Laws Programme, University of London International Programmes.

Ian McLeod is a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Stirling, UK. His publications include Legal Method, Legal Theory and Key Concepts in Law.
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