|Book||How to Study Law 6th Edition||24/03/2010||9780414041806||$35.00|
An excellent introduction to the common law system, this book takes a practical approach to demonstrate how to find, read and analyse a variety of legal materials – cases, statutes, articles and textbooks – both online and in print.
How to Study Law uses exercises to help students negotiate their way around complex legal materials and grasp the skills required. It incorporates a full account of vital legal resources available via the web, and can be used as an integrated legal skills and legal method introductory guide, laying the foundation for successful study of the law.
New for the Sixth Edition
- Incorporates new chapters on legal precedent and statutory interpretation along with a more sophisticated introduction to legal method and theory
- Includes additional coverage of how to use online sources
- Gives additional guidance on what it means to study law, such as independent learning and time-management
- Contains an expanded section on writing assignments to help students develop their essay and problem question writing skills
- Offers tips and advice on written and oral presentation skills
- Includes new exercises for every chapter.
- Sources of the Law
- Divisions of Law
- Law and its Social Context
- Finding Cases and Statutes
- Reading Cases & Statutes
- Legal Reasoning in Judgements
- Statutory Interpretation
- Reading Research Materials
- Studying at University.